How is Jeffrey Bezos more productive than you

Two friends sit in a café terrace and look at their phones. Guy: Hey, can you guess what three things Jeffrey Bezos has that make him more productive than you? Friend: Lots of money, an enormous floating mancave, and an attractive office assistant? Guy: Wow, how did...

The Gerasimov Doctrine

Putin: Oh god. Putin rubs his face in his hands. Putin: I just remembered, I have to have a meeting with the new US president next month. General: Sir, don’t stress; let’s just follow the next step of the Gerasimov Doctrine? Putin: What’s the next step for the...

Anne of Green Gables

A reader discusses the book Anne of Green Gables with a viewer of the Netflix show Anne with an E. Reader: When I started the book, I wondered if the woman who ran the orphanage didn’t purposefully send Anne out to Green Gables in order to teach her a lesson—that is,...

Biology

A biologist and an activist discuss genetically modified mosquitoes together. Biologist: There is some hope because we are releasing modified mosquitoes into nature. Activist: It won’t work; it has been proven that the treatment only lasts for three years and then...

Utopia continued

Blog utopia continued The philosopher spends the night in jail for driving without insurance and resisting arrest, which he will contest in court later because it was really a small existential misunderstanding. His head is bandaged. Philosopher: Well, my spouse was...