It’s an anti-semitic film about how a girl needs to be liberated from the shackles of middle-class Judaism by a sexually skillful salsa-dancing sheygetz.

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Lost masculinity, mental illness, victimhood as currency, and more.

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Elections have consequences. But what about failed coups?


Thought provocations from George Saunders, Miranda July, Andrew Sullivan, Isabel Wilkerson, and more.

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Ram Dass woulda had the best “me ten years ago vs. me today” post ever.

25 interesting paragraphs



NYC is not five boroughs, it is a way of thinking and living.


Why do we expect cops to do something we teach everyone else not to do?


What happens when you attempt to cross a closed border with no ID?


Things I’ve learned along the way

  1. That thing you want someone else to do? You have to go first.
  2. Put it on the calendar! That changes it from an idea to an event.
  3. When we ran out of needs to fulfill, they started manufacturing desire.
  4. Never underestimate the power of inertia.
  5. When it gets cold, keep the water running so the pipes don’t freeze.
  6. There is wisdom in ancient things that endure; if they were devoid of wisdom, people would have abandoned them long ago.
  7. What you want is overrated. Ask yourself…


On woke cucks, racist Nazis, and the “right” way to talk politics

Matt Ruby

Comedian/writer. I just want all the right things to be in the wrong place.

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