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A Gentlemen’s Guide To Rape Culture

Human Parts

I don’t usually recommend things twice in this newsletter. In fact, I don’t think I ever have. But the Harvey Weinstein revelations and reading #MeToo posts from dozens of women I know and many more I don’t know made me come back to this text. It has lost none of its power.

From Weekly Filet #252, in October 2017.

Long Live The Group Chat

The Outline

A beautifully crafted, beautifully told ode to the group chat, arguably one of the defining forms of social interaction of our age. And I mean that in a good way.

From Weekly Filet #249, in September 2017.

Astronaut

YouTube is full of videos that nobody is watching. Until now. Hit play and enjoy the wonders of serendipity.

From Weekly Filet #224, in January 2017.

Flip the script

NPR

What if you countered islamic radicalisation with…empathy? That’s how two Danish policemen started a fascinating experiment in Aarhus, after dozens of young men had gone missing, presumably joining ISIS in Syria. A brilliant episode of the always fascinating Invisibilia podcast.

From Weekly Filet #-1, in August 2016.
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