Thoughts on Modern Society, Fomo (the Fear of Missing Out) and Jomo (the Joy of Missing Out). I’m pretty sure I suffer only from the latter; consider this a perk of the Facebook-less life.
I suppose you could also say I’ve been on an Elizabeth David kick; there’s something endlessly inviting about both her blunt opinions and meticulous research, which this collection in The Guardian illustrates nicely.
It’s not easy being a pet owner in this day and age.
I’m currently reading Tana French’s wonderful The Likeness, which tells the story of a female cop who infiltrates a community of English Ph.D. students to track down a murderer. It appeals to me for the obvious reasons (it’s always been more interesting to read about grad school than to be in grad school).
Speaking of PhDs, here’s the Halloween Costume that Never Should have Been: the Sexy Ph.D.
And, last but not least, the million-dollar question: would you sell your privacy for a cookie?