It’s always toughest to write a peppy link post in the wake of unspeakable tragedies like the white supremacist mass shooting in Buffalo this weekend. We strive to point towards ways to help out: there’s almost always something you can do, even if it’s small. Folks have already maxed out the mutual aid project Buffalo Community Fridge with donations, which the group is redistributing to other community organizations in their network. Local Buffalo news has a verified list of individual and group fundraising projects and additional community organizations where you can contribute as well!
While looking for additional mutual aid projects, we stumbled upon Free Formula Exchange, a nationwide mutual aid network connecting families who need baby formula to people who have formula to donate.
We think people need to stop posting good, niche jokes about how bad online is, because it’s the perfect little hit that keeps us going back to online.
National Geographic has the first picture of a supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, and we are trying to decide what it looks most like. Current candidates are Eye of Sauron, space’s butthole, and the Elden Ring.
Apologies, but ever since we made our official Bridgerton season 3 predictions, AND My Chemical Romance dropped a new single, Foundations of Decay, I have been thinking about emo ballroom covers. I Write Sins Not Tragedies when??
If you’re in the mood for a shadowy rabbit hole, here’s a genuinely fascinating read on “femcels,” aka female incels, and defining differences between them and Original Flavor incels.
For a slightly sunnier rabit hole, try this documentary goes on the history of the Boys’ Love genre, and it’s transformative importance in Asia with speakers from Japan, Korea, the Philippines, and Australia.
Take care of yourselves and each other until next week, POMEs!