J/K Friends, My Love Language Is Actually Fictional NYT Op-Eds On The "History" Of Internet Language.
Darlings, I couldn’t sleep last night, so I spent a great deal of time googling “yin yoga for sleep” and updating my plant spreadsheet, in case you’re at all wondering if you opened the wrong newsletter this morning :) So TL;DR, it took extra long to hand grind my coffee this morning, so please don't come at me for typos.
Let’s get to the content!
My Mum would like you all to listen to this episode of the Slate podcast, because it is a “Good analysis of the Canadian election and our own self image.” The episode is titled “Will Canada Dump Trudeau?” I especially love that the guest basically infers that Trudeau dressed as PM is a form of cosplay… oooof, this upcoming Canadian election is gonna be messy…
In NYC for Climate Week, activist Greta Thunberg has no time for your empty promises: “We are in the beginning of a mass extinction. And all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you!" I am HERE for righteous youth anger.
Speaking of actions that are better for the planet, if you are vegetarian or vegan or are just fascinated by cool food science, check out this awesome Forbes contributed piece on the science of the “perfect protein” in JUST egg.
Courtesy of friend of the missive Greg T: ever wonder what a hypothetical 23rd-century op-ed on the origins of common language would read like? Don’t worry, the NYT has your super-nerdy back, fam.
And finally, friend of the Missive KC decided I needed to watch this video yesterday, and she was right: Johann Pachelbel's Canon in D, performed on rubber chicken. My GOD I needed that yesterday.
You’re swell. Be kind to each other, mmmkay?