I Eat Meat. Why Was Killing My Own So Hard?
This night is different from other nights. Last week I was huddled in a foggy parklet listening to triple-vaxxed friends crow about cryptocurrency over wisps
The Adele of Audiobooks
There are a lot of voices in our heads these days, some more welcome than others. “I’m kind of on a Julia Whelan bender,” a
Who Wants a Hotel With a Hallway Anyway?
As for many Americans, motels, for me, have typically been a lodging of convenience. Not places I specifically seek out per se, but book en route
When the Techies Took Over Tahoe
They just kept coming. The day-trippers, Airbnbers, second-home owners, and unmasked revelers. Unleashed after California’s first statewide COVID-19 lockdown ended in late June of last
The Grapefruit Spoon Makes Life Easier
We had two grapefruit spoons when I was growing up. Stragglers, clearly, from somewhere. They sort of scared me: With their sharp teeth, they were
Instagram’s Most Fascinating Subculture? Women Hunters.
It’s a dry January, which means two things on this girls’ trip to central Arizona: we’re all skipping the margaritas tonight, and the river will
It’s Jewish! It’s Nostalgic: It’s Camp!
As if on cue, the first camper I meet is a guy named Josh: a nice, 27-year-old Jewish boy with kind eyes, a subtle smile
Taming the Beast in Your Basement
“I get lot of calls about animals in pools,” said Ray Hartley. “Squirrels in pools. Skunks in pools. Usually I tell people, ‘You don’t need
Pandemiquette: A guide to manners in the age of coronavirus
I’d been sequestered in the Sierra all week, seeing no one but my family and the 5 feet of snow we weren’t allowed to ski
Running Free at San Quentin
“I’m not a betting man, but if I was, I’d put my money on Fidelio,” says Markelle “the Gazelle” Taylor, winner of the 12th Annual
The Talk of the Town: Mom Friends
Two mothers from Montclair, New Jersey, piled into a black Volvo on a recent rainy evening and drove forty-five minutes to a lonely street in Gowanus. “It’s
Is the Shofar … an Instrument of Technological Disruption?
Sure, it’s been around since biblical times, but suddenly the shofar is trending among Bay Area billionaires. Well, O.K., only two leading tech C.E.O.s of