Sunday Reads: Shooting Your Shot on Instagram, At-Home Coronavirus Test Hoaxes and Data Viz for Your Quarantine Masturbation Habits
In case you aren’t aware, today is what was once known as “Sunday.” I have to mention that, because time is now an abstract construct! Shit, all I know these days is eating snacks and checking my iPhone.
But no matter how bad this gets, no matter how long quarantine lasts, it’ll still never be okay to direct message celebrities on Instagram. Buddy, this could very well be the End Times — do you really think Julia Fox is gonna spend her last days talking to you? That isn’t how social distancing works!
Too Much Time on Their, Um, Hands
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Magdalene Taylor is a junior staff writer at MEL, where she began working two weeks after graduating college. Her work is a blend of cultural analysis and service, covering everything from reconsiderations of low-brow hits like Joe Dirt and Nickelback to contemporary disability issues, OnlyFans and the types of minor questions about life like why baby carrots are so wet. She’s also reported on social media phenomena like “simps” and “pawgs.” In 2018, she published her 111-page undergraduate thesis on Insane Clown Posse, the Juggalo subculture and the subversive aesthetics of class. She is from God’s Country, rural Western Massachusetts.