Afternoon Snack

Struggling to stay on task or stay human during the ongoing onslaught of international tragedies? You’re not alone. Take a time out with this Afternoon Snack for just a little serotonin boost, as a treat.

Sometimes doing something within your power to help is the best medicine. If you are interested in providing airport pickups, meals, or apartment set-ups to Afghan refugees, you can sign up here, particularly if you’re in our home bases of Texas (DFW, Houston) or Seattle! If you’re not in a position to volunteer yourself, please share!

POME fave Lysa Penrose is launching a new Kickstarter soon for a “That Feeling When” 44-card Oracle Deck that captures the liminal spaces between Big Emotions. This is 1 million percent up our alley, and if you’re reading this, probably yours too, so sign up to get notified when the campaign officially launches on September 1!

We just learned that there is a new Zora Neale Hurston essay collection in the works to be published in January 2022! If you haven’t yet explored the works of this Harlem Renaissance legend, you’ve got a little time to catch up before the new book hits the shelves~

If one of your go-to ways to relax is thinking about space, here is some exciting news about the backsides of black holes.

To close for this week: Heavily detailed Bridgerton fashion thread? Heavily detailed Bridgerton fashion thread!!

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Romance Roundtable #51: Yakuza Lover

Welcome back to Romance Roundtable: a feature where the editorial POME Crones gather together to discuss Romance Manga. Join us for our spiciest Romance Roundtable yet as we cover Yakuza Lover by Nozomi Mino: an absolutely R-rated romance between a bold, fearless college student and a beautiful twink yakuza boss.

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