INDIGNITY

INDIGNITY
Essays, inquiries, arguments, advice, and archaic sandwiches for hungry readers.
Created 30 Jul 2019
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  • Indignity Vol. 2, No. 1: Spread the stop.
    05 Jan 2022 • 2 min read • 11 1
    Is Your Pandemic Over Yet? NEW YORK TIMES blogger David Leonhardt used his morning post Tuesday to complain that certain people refuse to change their attitude toward the Covid pandemic: For the past ...
  • Indignity Vol. 1 No. 52: The view from 30,000 feet.
    31 Dec 2021 • 5 min read • 2 2
    We Live in a Parasociety I GOT ON an airplane for the first time in more than two years, and the biggest difference I noticed had nothing to do with the pandemic. It was that when the plane touched do...
  • Indignity Vol. 1, No. 51: Bah Rum Pum Pum Humbug!
    24 Dec 2021 • 9 min read • 4 4
    Christmas in Your Ear I AM A Lapsed Roman Catholic, but I like Christmas. It means food, fun, and during bygone non-pestilential eras of yore, hanging out with family and friends. It’s nice to have fe...
  • Indignity Vol. 1, No. 50 Hello, darkness
    21 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 6 2
    So Little Daylight, and It Won't Stand Still THIS IS IT, the bottom, the shortest day of the year, officially. Three months of gathering dread and gloom have reached their conclusion. But! The sunsets...
  • Indignity Vol. 1, No. 49: Yesterday came suddenly.
    17 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    When Were the Beatles? THE BEATLES HAD already existed forever when I was born, in 1971. They were a complete and fully realized component of the world, like Christmas carols or ice cream trucks. The ...
  • Indignity Vol. 1, No. 48: Putting the "vice" in advice.
    13 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 3 0
    Always Bet on Lunch Dear The Sophist, Several years ago I moved from the United States to a country nearly as puritanical with one notable exception: it's a gambling free-for-all here. Until recently,...
  • Indignity Vol. 1, No. 47: Behold the seeps on Google Maps
    11 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 4 0
    The Seeps Are Leaking Oil JOE WAS SIGHTSEEING in Los Angeles on his computer, driving the streets on Google Maps, when he happened to twist up and out in the 3-D Street View and found himself looking ...
  • Indignity Vol. 1 No. 46: Have you ever been wrong?
    07 Dec 2021 • 5 min read • 11 3
    Detainees in orange jumpsuits sit in a holding area at Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, during in-processing to the temporary detention facility on Jan. 11, 2002. The detainees will be given a basic p...
  • Indignity Vol. 1 No. 45: Government swabs.
    05 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 5 0
    How to Build a Failed Covid Testing Plan HOME COVID TESTS might be the second-most comforting way of managing the experience of getting through the pandemic, behind the vaccine. Instead of worrying in...
  • ORIOLES Minute, Episode 1
    03 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read
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