This Missive Contains 99% Less Depressing Content Than Usual. I Promise.
My friends, the last few days of Missive have been ROUGH, what with the weapons of war and environmental calamity and POTUS spewing “invasion” rhetoric. So today, I'm focusing on the wee internet nuggets that have made me smile as of late.
TO THE CONTENT!
Sometimes, BuzzFeed reads my mind: 7 Condos You Could Buy In New York For The Same Price As Tumblr.
ALERT: Jezebel ranked movie dogs with internal monologues. And let me just say: I agree with their choices.
Friend of the Missive and (one) of my Classics nerd besties Greg shared that archaeologists at Pompeii found a "sorcerer's treasure trove" filled with “good-luck charms, mirrors and glass beads.” Someone needs to make knock offs and turn it into an Etsy shop for Instawitches STAT (you’re welcome, entrepreneurial readers, you can have that idea for the low low price of a necklace or six.)
And fellow FotM Alexi shares that there’s a wholesome version of the “This Is Fine” meme, with far more doggos.
Gen Z is putting bitmoji in their resumes?!?! I’m officially An Old.
And finally, one day you’ll be asked where you were during the great Em Dash Wars. And I hope you’re able to say—in all gaiety and sincerity—that you were on the right side of history.
You’re lovely, you know that? Be kind to each other.