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Quarantinaversary: A links round-up

Last week I was reading a bunch of things where people said that quarantinaversary was going to be very hard for everyone so we should go easy on ourselves, and I was like, la la la, I’m doing amazing, I’m not even slightly having a hard time, I have escaped the trauma of quarantinaversary. And then this week came along, and my brain now comprises a (1) scrambled egg. Pride goeth before a fall! All of this to say, please be gentle...

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Episode 141 – 2020 SF in Review, with Renay!

Happy (?) New Year, friends! We are not sure what kind of year to say we hope you’re having, because the events of this year so far have been… really shit! But at least there is a new president in office who actually cares about solving the pandemic and getting all our shit back together, and at least there is such things as dogs and cats, both of which continue to be extremely good species. We Jennys will be coming at you with a...

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Episode 140 – Holiday Gift Guide 2020 and Brit Bennett’s The Vanishing Half

I have to say, the Poetry Foundation really came for me with one of their recent poems, and I can’t be alone with it so I’m going to quote it for y’all here as a run-up to this actually very chipper and non-insane podcast. I lived in the first century of world wars. Most mornings I would be more or less insane, The newspapers would arrive with their careless stories, The news would pour out of various devices Interrupted by...