Sunday Reads: In Praise of the Post Office, Peak Horny on Main and Why Crows Are Having a Moment

Here’s a fun little thought experiment: What if instead of this whole quarantine crisis caused by COVID, we were having a global crisis caused by — drumroll, please — corvids? As in crows! Would that feel more apocalyptic than our current scenario? 

It’s hard to say, but corvids are definitely having a moment, as Google Trends indicates. Imagine, then, you couldn’t go outside right now because there were too many crows. 

Well, I guess Hitchcock already gave us an idea of what that would look like: 

Must Read

The Post Office Saved My Family

Long(ish) Reads

What Do We Really Mean When We Say We’re Scared of ‘Dying Alone’?

The Pandemic Pods Choosing Friendship Over Public Health

Who’s Actually Horny on Main When Everyone’s Horny on Main?

Why Does the Government Care So Much About My Booze’s ABV?

The Forgotten, Terrified Families of the Essential Grocery Store Worker

No Stupid Questions

Can You Masturbate Too Much in Quarantine?

What Would Have Happened to Wilson After ‘Cast Away’?

What’s the Best Way for a Regular Person to Learn Personal Finance?

Should You Dab or Shake After You Pee? Doctors and Scientists Weigh In

When Is It Too Early in the Day to Drink, Smoke or Masturbate in Quarantine?

What to Binge

11 Haunted House Movies to Remind You That Being Stuck in Your Own Home Could Be Much, Much Worse

The Joy of Introducing Your Kids to Michael Jordan in Quarantine

10 Road Movies That Remind Us Traveling Was Kind of Shitty Anyway

Comedian Ian Abramson’s ‘Saturday Night Quarantine’ Is a Totally Deranged, Totally DIY and Totally Brilliant Homage to ‘SNL’

The Most Extra Extras in Hollywood History

Lunch Time

A Gooey and Delicious History of Mac and Cheese, A Meal That Was Once Fit for A King

Warding Off Snack Time

How to Shut Down the Snacking and Get Back on a Healthy Food Schedule

The Dark Timeline Continues

Cancer Patients Are Going to Die Because Coronavirus Is Keeping Them From Treatment

Essential Workers Are Turning to GoFundMe So They Can Stop Risking Their Lives

As the Coronavirus Death Toll Mounts, the eBay Urn Business Is Booming

But Don’t Just Take Our Word For It…