In light of the sprawling discussion inspired by Sunday’s post, it seemed like a very, very good time to do one of our WHAT ARE YOU READING (not on the…
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Many of the people who read this newsletter the most are those who haven’t yet converted to a paid subscription. If that’s you, and you have the means…
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Friday Thread: Perfectionism, Ambition, AchievementThis week’s Friday Thread comes from Culture Study Reader MM, and it’s deceptively simple: “Tell me about your relationship to perfectionism & a…
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A few months ago, a reader messaged me (or flagged me??) on the Discord, with a link to a newly released book. This is very Culture Study, they said, or…
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Tuesday Thread: Gift ConciergeAs a continuation of Sunday’s links/gifts (and so that you can get the ideas in and buy the thing and stop thinking about it weeks ahead of time…
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We haven’t had a links post since SEPTEMBER and I have a bunch of weird and precise recommendations I’ve been saving up for gift-giving (which, of…
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Tuesday Thread: What are you creating/hobbying, broadly defined? This community loves sharing and celebrating others’ small and significant creations, artistic or otherwise - and given last week’s piece on “qu…
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One guess who gets it more
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Friday Thread: What's the best thing about your specific age? One of the things I appreciate about this community is that we come from many, MANY walks of life, and are generally very thoughtful about those…
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Good and bad gamification with Adrian Hon
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Tuesday Thread: Aspirational and Nostalgic SNAXToday’s thread comes from the SNAX thread on Discord, and it’s a two parter: What snack do you miss, either because it’s no longer available, or…
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This isn't a hack, it's just straightforward
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