jobs

mind

I Eat the Same Fast Food Every Day to Manage Anxiety About the Gig Economy

Working in a familiar place and eating familiar, anodyne food gets me through the chaos of life as a freelancer (and life in general).
John Paul Brammer
7.16.19
money-inequality

Burnout Is Real, and the Solution Is Radically Changing How We Work

"It should not be necessary for all of us to work our asses off."
Mike Pearl
5.30.19
food-opinion

Working at an Ice Cream Shop Is a Lowkey Nightmare

Some people do cry over spilled milk.
Bettina Makalintal
5.20.19
body

Long Walks Were the Antidote to My Fear of Failure

The meditation of walking in a city is not as internal as that of hiking. You do not lose yourself in the silence; rather, you melt into the physical beat of observation.
Judnick Mayard
5.13.19
politics

Sex Work Is Work—And Its Laborers Are Officially Unionizing

In the UK, sex workers are joining with trade unions to demand better collective conditions for their industry.
Jake Hall
4.17.19
this is fine

Karaoke Is Most Fun When It's Also Depressing

I never intended for karaoke to be a method of self-care or whatever, but when I think back to my peak karaoke-going days in 2016, when I went almost every week...yeah, I suppose something was up.
Jinnie Lee
3.18.19
Late Capitalism

Workers Who Get Tips Are Closing in on a Massive Raise

Oh, and less wage theft by greedy bosses—but only if the restaurant lobby can be beaten.
Will Greenberg
2.27.19
Late Capitalism

Some Workers Can Now Trade Vacation Time for Student Loan Relief

A new perk being offered at an insurance company shows how badly the system is broken.
Matt Taylor
2.6.19
ANIMALS

These Woman Conservationists Are Saving The World, One Croc At a Time

Dr. Marisa Tellez and Miriam Boucher are two heroes making a difference in the lives of scaly, unloved reptiles.
Will Worley
2.4.19
Common Misconceptions, Answered

Common Myths About Porn, Debunked by a Porn Performer

"I love having fun on set. Can you imagine having sex in a way you really enjoy, with your full consent, and not responding like it’s positive? Also, you can’t fake a squirting orgasm."
Dominique Sisley
2.4.19
Work

I Was a Forever Intern and Here’s What I Learned

Internship culture is out of control. I've done 11 of them—and learned some things along the way that could have saved me the occasional breakdown.
Aziza Kasumov
1.30.19
Getting Out of Bed

How to Get Out of Bed After You've Been Laid Off

Darcie Wilder on figuring out how to structure her days after losing a job in media.
Darcie Wilder
1.28.19
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