The Internet is Exploding

The Internet is Exploding

Reflections on loss and hope, Maya Angelou and James Baldwin, tortured geniuses, the myth of superpredators, eating your veggies, and more

The internet was a mixed bag this week.

Playlists of the musical south, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Megan Thee Stallion, Félix González-Torres, and more

My internet was mostly musical this week.

Quawan Charles, Jamaica Kincaid, Kiese Laymon, Beyoncé, Canadian lobster fishing and Indigenous rights, and more

The internet is starting to become more normal again—whatever that means.

Memes, tweets, and small moments of joy during this ongoing election

The best thing about this election is the memes.

Keke Palmer, Mariah Carey week, Angela Davis, the indelibility of AOC, we need new arts institutions, contemplating fun and more

Most of the internet was, surprisingly, pretty good this week. The real world, however, had sorrow, unnecessary violence, and police brutality.

Political tensions rise around the world and produce more and more resistance.

Letters to the future, Solange, Megan Thee Stallion in NYT, Dolly Parton, Ice Cube working with Trump, and more

The internet had me in my feels this week.

Black Futures, stan culture, learning the land, the case for abolition, Latria Graham, the VP debate and more

The internet was surprisingly enjoyable this week.

Issa Rae, Michaela Coel and Donald Glover, Jeremy O. Harris, survival diaries, notes on notes, swearing parrots and more 

The internet was a mix of amazing profiles, personal essays and long reads, and batshit American politics.

Breonna Taylor, Audre Lorde, Tory Lanez, being Black in the great outdoors, RBG, dyslexia, Ellen DeGeneres and more

The internet was kinda all over the place this week and I really didn’t want to be on it.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, how the US Senate fails citizens, Paris Hilton, Enya, TikTok and WeChat ban, and more

The internet was very sad and kinda all over the place this week, as was I.

The internet was kinda sad this week

Drinking with Nikki Giovanni and Tressie McMillan Cottom, the unfinished story of Emmett Till, how it is expensive to be poor, philanthropy mostly helps the rich, the end of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, and more.

So much happened on the internet this week

Jesmyn Ward’s grief, Julia Bullock on poetry, Margie Hendrix’s unforgettable voice, we don’t know Mariah Carey, Niecy Nash comes out, and more

The internet was full of rupture this week

Amy Sherald’s Breonna Taylor painting, the future of museums, Chadwick Boseman, Jacob Blake, the NBA strikes, and more

The internet did its thing.

Michelle Obama, USPS, COVID-19 long-haulers, a back-to-school rap, the details of Aretha Franklin and Smokey Robinson’s masterful duet, Megan Thee Stallion on Tory Lanez, and more.

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