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Bachelor week 2 recap: this isn’t a place for midwestern girls

This is week 2 of Clayton’s “journey” and we’re starting to get a stronger feel for both our lead and our contestants. Clayton seems less like an overpowered video game character and is starting to show off his emotional range, which is refreshing

The argument for doing what you can

Nihilism isn’t unique to COVID. From climate change to political activism, it’s getting harder and harder to justify putting effort out for seemingly no return. This is the argument for doing what you can

Bachelorette week 2 recap: Jamie’s Joker origin story

The first group date of the season is usually cheesy and plays into the lead’s singular personality trait. Katie had a sex positivity workshop so, naturally, Michelle brought the guys into the classroom.

Bachelorette week 1 recap: Introducing, Ms. Young

This is week 1 of Michelle’s “journey” and she’s already shaping up to be one of our best Bachelorettes yet. She’s smart, beautiful, and has the best set of men in at least 3 seasons

How to break up with someone in 5 easy steps

Far too often, breakups lead to long, messy arguments that spiral out of control, just because of some key failures to communicate. So, with that in mind, here are the five easy steps you’ll need to properly dump your (soon to be former) significant other

WSJ’s Facebook Files: behind the scandals and the paywall

The documents paint a horrid picture of Facebook’s criminal negligence in policing their platform, their ruthless pursuit of profits over the people that made them billionaires, and that they understood their harm the whole time. In short, we now know what Facebook knew and when it knew it.

The problem with “doing your own research:” most people are bad at it

It’s important to note that Nicki says she will receive the vaccine because she’ll need it to tour and to protect her son. But with an important caveat: she won’t get it until she’s “done her research.” And it’s that specific phrasing that’s the real issue here.

Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson’s money grab summer

The pair are two (very) prolific actors, which means they’ll always have a job if they want it…but it also means they’re prone to put out some flops. And after watching their summer “blockbusters,” it’s pretty clear that these guys just needed some beer money.