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Bodies and Minds

Bezos Stole My Space Sex and I Want It Back

There’s so much wrong with the Billionaire Space Race. It’s gross that it’s populated by old white men; it’s gross that the earthbound working...

Adriana’s Abs and the Return of Low-Rise Jeans

If you shop on Depop, grew up in the 90s/00s, or (like me) are incurably online, you’ve probably heard the news: Y2K fashion is...

What I Was Looking for Was Green

Bloodless categories, narrow notions of the visible and the empirical, professional standards of indifference, institutional rules of distance and control, barely speakable fears of...

Gamers Like Me

In a press release issued about its past “mistakes,”—issued in tandem with countless other organizations in response to antiblack police murder and global uprising...

Mare’s Hair

Note: Spoilers for Mare of Easttown and also The Holiday Here’s an important and (as far as I can yet tell) unaddressed question for Mare of...

In Praise of Dog Books

Last March, when the world went into quarantine, I began losing weight and reading about dogs. My partner, meanwhile, made sourdough, Caesar salad, and...