On optimism: Adults in the room at Netflix, it doesn't have to be crazy at work, there's cake and comic relief - and after a long winter, Toronto…
Boomer feminism's big fails, the glamorization of divorce, the doomed fantasy of single living - and the utterly inhumane choice between work and kids
Rethinking SexListen now (31 min) | My conversation with author and Washington Post columnist Christine Emba
Another week of distressing developments and pure, unfiltered partisan hostility (plus: "unchecked speech," "vulva owners" - and lots of Elon Musk)
Saga BoyListen now (41 min) | My conversation with Canadian writer and musician Antonio Michael Downing
Why much of the media looks and sounds much the same
A Q&A about life on the margins with sociologist and American University professor Celine-Marie Pascale
Luxury BeliefsListen now (36 min) | My conversation with Cambridge scholar and Substacker Rob Henderson
The Great Elite Panic of 2022, or, unpacking blue checkmark meltdowns
On media matters: CNN+'s 300 million-dollar flop, Jon Stewart loses his sense of humour, and the debut of a candid Canadian TV series, Speaking Freely
Love LockdownListen now (33 min) | My conversation with Brooklyn author Elizabeth Greenwood
Ideological capture and its discontents: the end of progressive intellectual life, coups in libraries and law schools, the "exhausted majority" - and…