I asked a sociologist why I keep developing intense, obscure obsessions, only to lose interest in one and exchange it for another.
Many people took it upon themselves to be extra 'productive' during isolation. Did their ambitions exceed their grasp?
For some, playing with photos, stamps, and pretty paper is the perfect meditative, creative hobby for getting through a pandemic.
No longer an outdoorsy pastime for Mountain Warehouse nerds, climbing has become increasingly popular among millennial men.
Joe Barnard founded a company with the aim of matching the technical achievements in the space industry at the hobby rocket scale. Motherboard went to visit him to see how his tests of self-landing rockets are coming along.
In 1989, Ultramagnetic MC's recorded a sprawling rap tribute to the NBA All-Star team. In 2006, three goofballs in Brooklyn did the same. They never stopped.
Sell your collection from the “golden age” of toys, and you might just afford that down payment.
In 2006, three friends got together and recorded a rap song about every NBA All-Star. They're still at it 11 years later. Enjoy these Kyle Lowry lyrics of fury.
And faces the inevitable conversation about what she "does"—which is even worse when it's about hobbies, and you have none.