Vulnerability is a strange place to quarantine. Dare I say lounging has lost its luster?
I feel captive on my couch as celebrities and local businesses and brands alike jockey for the crown of Moral Leadership Through The Crisis.
Their missives are occasionally head scratching but then sometimes stirring: words from strangers are striking truer than ever.
They strike like these (h/t Jamie for sharing):
In a fair world, flaming arrows would be reserved as backup for this kind of clap back:
⬆️ I think that’s what the kids call a mic drop.
I don’t have a mic drop for you today, or even a summer camp variety show skit. So in the spirit of not shaming myself during a global pandemic, while still fulfilling my inalienable commitment to sending this email out every other Thursday, I’m giving you a glorified links list. These are some really, really good ones though. Some would say these are tremendous.
Media I’m glad I consumed this week
The bravery of this kind of action—I am without words. I do believe change won’t happen without this kind of (illegal) social action. These moms have my support, and now some of my dollars, too.
Timely reminder: this life of leisure could be far, far worse.
We all need a laugh and this is the place to laugh. You’re WELCOME.
Also on the laughter front: The Borowitz Report has been straight up killing it lately.
A zoom call for the ages—but mostly for a young fan.
A+ on the vocab quiz
Favorite new-to-me word:
tsuris: (n) trouble or woe; aggravation.
Thanks for reading. Now BRB - gotta go switch banks.