It’s a city of secrets, and everyone who has ever lived there has their own.
When I was 23, I was laid off from my first real job.
This is more or less what marketing is all about: make stuff mean something. Without it, the life of a consumer would be pretty boring.
Yesterday The New York Times added another piece to their growing catalog of technology- and youth-bashing essays, “Be Wary The Scary Future!”
Seeing this place, I’m reminded that our world falls short of perfection, sure, but much worse is that it falls short of a moral minimum: that if you give everything, you will get something, no matter what.
It was announced yesterday that rap-band Das Racist broke up.
We say that “rather have loved and lost…” thing so flippantly, like it’s universal, and without considering the incredible responsibility of bearing its consequences.
Everyone should write because writing makes us decide what we believe — and so it makes us decide who we are.
If I could have been born as anyone else, anyone else could have been born as me.
The goal of this list is to create a resource — particularly for young people — who may have moved around a lot and so may not have ID that matches perfectly to their state or current residence.