Let's talk about cool stuff.
Video search suggestions for escaping our contemporary hellscape (for a few fleeting moments)
When you visit your friendly neighborhood Youtube Dot Com and search for the keywords below, almost every video is guaranteed to give you a feeling other than creeping existential dread. Plug them in the next time you’re feeling too stressed out to function and let the relatively good feelings wash right over you. Read more.
With this week's Afternoon Snack, we hope to lessen your burden and bring some light to your search history. Sip your coffee or your tea and, in the wake of the new moon, give your self the space to recover and start a new week. We'll be doing the same. Read more.
by Rachel Weiss
In Mass Effect: Andromeda, the species of the Milky Way have wakened from their 600 year journey across dark space to try their hands/claws/tentacles at making it in the Andromeda galaxy. So, now that they're here, can we predict which outposts will thrive while others fall apart? Read more.
An Italian in the UK
It's now been over a year since I moved here! Read more.
This last week was a rough one. From Philando Castille to the Cosby trial, we're struggling with our normal goofy approach to Afternoon Snack. Here's our best attempt anyway, but don't forget the terrible things that have happened. Remember them. Read more.
Asking the hard-hitting questions, just in time for Father's Day
We showed our dads a picture of Cloud Strife and recorded their responses. Can you figure out how each each dad described him? Read more.
Enthusiastic Consent: A Divine Mystery
American Gods positions Essie as a relentless social climber willing to sleep her way to the top, but her reality is a lot more grim: Essie’s real crime seems to be turning the tables on exploitative men who knowingly abuse power dynamics that work in their favor. But -- Essie’s the real criminal, right? Because she smirks a lot. Cool. Okay. Read more.