June will be my best month of 2021. I don't keep a ledger — I usually only discover how much money I made each year after adding up all the numbers in TurboTax — but I've also been freelancing long enough to know that my most significant financial outliers usually occur in the s…
I used to follow Eve Barlow back in the day. She was a notable music writer who authored a couple of good record reviews, and she bounced around my tim…
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A restored thirst for normieness is afoot. You can feel it in the air. The flowers are budding, the ice is melting, and after a year-plus of hellish ch…
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"Bachman-Turner Overdrive," reads a tweet posted at 6am by Eric Alper. Sure enough, below the fold is a black and white photo of Robbie Bachman, Randy …
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First, a programming note. I mentioned last entry that my brother wrote a friggin movie, and that it was releasing exclusively on Hulu in January. Well…
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First, a Winkie family announcement. My brother wrote a goddamn movie, sold it to Hulu, and the trailer dropped this week. I'm enormously proud of him!…
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The Substack intelligentsia swells with Highly Concerned media emerituses by the day. I won't belabor the point, because if you subscribe to this newsl…
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Four years ago, deep into that absurd, hallucinatory election witching hour, I read a post on Bustle with the headline, "Could Hillary still win?" It w…
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