The Awl
That is a Horrible System
December 15th, 2017, 09:33 AM
Ever lost your car in Brooklyn?
Amtrak Approaching Penn Station, Manhattan
December 15th, 2017, 09:33 AM
In line for the bathroom.
Force Diagram
December 15th, 2017, 09:33 AM
Notes on life.
Sonoko, "Aoi Tori (Dai Go Maku)"
December 15th, 2017, 09:33 AM
I don’t know anything about this act and my Japanese is, uh, limited, so if she’s saying something offensive please accept my apologies in advance. I mean, I don’t think she is, but you never know these days. Anyway, learn more here and please do enjoy.
New York City, December 13, 2017
December 14th, 2017, 09:33 AM
★★★ A mastiff was wearing a suspiciously human-cut Nordic sweater. The air had been harsh and frosty even inside the lobby; outside it was a little painful to breathe. Only a dry salt crust remained where the playground snow had been. There was no way to wear as many clothes inside the apartment as it […]
Other Books You Should Read If You Liked 'Meow Meow'
December 14th, 2017, 09:33 AM
Today, the Awl short story “Meow Meow” took over the internet, with everyone discussing author Mu or Yan’s cringingly relatable depiction of human-centrism, and praising its revealing exploration of how people think they’re the most important things in the universe, as if anything they do except open a can of food makes a difference. If […]
Nazi Christmas ornaments, Wain's famous cats, and dog-shaped whistles
December 14th, 2017, 09:33 AM
Curious objects at auction
Mu Or Yan On The Cat's Perception Of Human Self-Deception
December 14th, 2017, 09:33 AM
Your story in today’s Awl, “Meow Meow,” is both an inscrutable feline narrative and, I think, a kind of commentary on how humans have to place themselves at the center of the action in every tale. Where did the idea for the story come from? meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow […]
Germans: Are They Talking About Us Again?
December 14th, 2017, 09:33 AM
Uh, yes.
The Fucked Generation
December 14th, 2017, 09:33 AM
The result is that millennials of color are even more exposed to disaster than their peers. Many white millennials have an iceberg of accumulated wealth from their parents and grandparents that they can draw on for help with tuition, rent or a place to stay during an unpaid internship. According to the Institute on Assets […]