Deez Links

Delia Cai
a weeklyish link to cool shit happening in & around the media industry. on fridays we do Q&As!!
Created 21 Jun 2018
  • september stuff
    24 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 9 0
    I’ve been joking with friends that you can practically smell the panic in the air, and it’s manifesting in a whole slurry of activity and obligations from the past few weeks, as if everyone is trying ...
  • just saying hi
    22 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 15 0
    Man, it feels like a million years ago since I sent one of these out even though the “calendar” says it’s only been “two” “months.” Allegedly! I’ve been getting settled at Vanity Fair and trying to ge...
  • ttfn :’)
    01 Jul 2021 • 1 min read • 49 0
    Wanted to wait until the news became official official, and now I can finally type out one very surreal compound sentence: so, I’ve sold my novel, and later this month, I’m joining Vanity Fair as a se...
  • some weird Irascibles cosplay
    15 Jun 2021 • 3 min read • 11 0
    I had a whole regular post ready re: the digital economy for you below, but first of course we SIMPLY MUST address the new very dishy and controversial Ben Smith column, in case you missed it this wee...
  • more dog profiles please
    08 Jun 2021 • 2 min read • 6 0
    Having been a committed disciple of Yoga With Adriene for five years, I of course was legally obligated to read Texas Monthly’s profile of her dog, Benji, but even if you’ve somehow never been exposed...
  • she's everything we're insecure about, or: why we love talking about why we love Olivia Rodrigo
    01 Jun 2021 • 4 min read • 8 0
    With little else to unite us in conversation during a time of digitally-enhanced immediacy and isolation, I’m always obsessed with the mainstream headspace we devote to female pop stars, as if we’re a...
  • live q&a w/Terry Nguyen + more asian joy tiktoks
    25 May 2021 • 2 min read • 3 0
    Here’s a fun thing: Anne Helen Petersen and I are doing a live Q&A with the brilliant Terry Nguyen around the latest edition of her Gen Yeet newsletter on the Sidechannel ***this Thursday at 5 pm ET**...
  • Q&A with Huge Ma (@TurboVax): “The short shelf life was a feature, not a bug.”
    18 May 2021 • 5 min read • 7 0
    The sun is shining, birds are singing, Ed Yong is writing about insect endosymbionts, and at least in some parts of the world, people are starting to take off their masks now that we’re no longer deat...
  • so can we make NFTs work for Black creators or what
    11 May 2021 • 3 min read • 7 0
    Do you remember that exceptionally cringey period of time that was the mid-2010s when the phrase “on fleek” was everywhere — brands like Forever 21 and Taco Bell pretty much ground it into the earth a...
  • your APD hive invite and some toks
    04 May 2021 • 1 min read • 8 0
    So I don’t have anything cutesy to add about Allison P. Davis’s envy-inducingly excellent The End of Kimye’s Wild Ride, which is the best thing I’ve read in a long time, other than that if you’re new ...
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