Reader Roll Call: Y’all Know Your Audience So Well, It Warms My Cold Black Heart.
Darlings! It’s Wednesday! And I spent way too much time just now trying to think of something Wednesday-clever that didn’t involve the term “hump day” because I have the sense of humor of a 15-year-old boy and I’d like to eventually look some of you in the eye again.
BTW, you Missive readers have been on FIRE sending stuff in as of late! So today’s a quick one written by YOU because I have early meetings and you’re so kind as to have done the work for me. Kisses!
TO THE INTERNET!
Tre would like to share 68 bits of Unsolicited Advice from Kevin Kelly, and I would like to get “Promptness is a sign of respect.” “How to apologize: Quickly, specifically, sincerely.” and “Gratitude will unlock all other virtues and is something you can get better at.” tattooed on my person.
ALERT! Steen wants you to know about Sidedoor, a behind-the-scenes Smithsonian podcast. I will certainly be bingeing allllllll of this whilst vacuuming this weekend.
Colin directs you to the fact that Gritty released a powerpoint presentation. Thank you, Colin, for this thing I will Rickroll my teammates with until eternity.
In response to yesterday’s Terrible Joke by moi, Ben S. points out that in 1994 on the album Fruitcakes, Jimmy Buffet released a song called Apocalypso. IT ALL COMES FULL CIRCLE, MAN.
And finally, Daniel poses a very important question for the ages: WHY ARE THESE SEA URCHINS SPORTING COWBOY AND VIKING HATS? Spoiler alert: SCIENCE!
Folks, you never disappoint. Keep those hot tips a’comin’. And be kind to each other, ok?