How I Became an Anti-Racist

Liberal Currents is a publication by some of my friends, mostly libertarians and ex-libertarians. Last week they ran How I Became an Anti-Racist. Here’s my contribution: Cathy Reisenwitz As a public advocate for libertarianism I noticed women and people of color were underrepresented in libertarianism. I wanted to understand why that is, and share with … [Read more…]

3 ways tech workers can support police reform

This weekend protests erupted across the country in response to a video showing a white police officer kneeling on a Black man’s neck while he cried “Please,” “I can’t breathe,” and “Don’t kill me.” George Floyd’s last words were him crying out for his mother. While many police officers are protecting protestors, video taken at protests shows … [Read more…]

Clubhouse review: A step forward in niche community building

In her review of Clubhouse, NYT reporters Erin Griffith and Taylor Lorenz referenced Marc Andreessen’s recent rallying cry to build. “It was an inspirational call to arms,” they write. “But one of the first things Mr. Andreessen and other Silicon Valley venture capitalists have since rushed to help build was something else entirely: an app … [Read more…]

COVIDiaries: Part 12

My friend Lindsay was recently complaining about people being assholes about social distancing at the farmer’s market he works at. Watching people fail to social distance because they’re assholes and other people fail because they don’t speak English and everyone be mean to everyone else understandably fed his inner misanthropist.  One thing I’ve changed my … [Read more…]

Why I joined OnlyFans

On Friday I shared on Twitter and Instagram stories that I started an OnlyFans. For the less-perverted among my gentle readership, OnlyFans is a website where people post naughty photos and videos and other people pay to see this material. So, only click this link if you want to see naughty bits.  It’s kind of … [Read more…]

COVIDiaries part 11

I had trouble writing here last week. It felt icky writing about my life as if people aren’t suffering. That this is the most “elite” I’ve ever felt. I have a secure job that pays me well and where I’m treated really well in a city with great delivery services. I want to acknowledge the … [Read more…]

The Story of Plastic – Review and interview

The Story of Plastic premieres today at 2pm EST & PST on Discovery Channel. For more ways to watch, visit out the trailer here. See extreme hottie Jason Momoa pimp the documentary here.  What an interesting time for an oil documentary, as the global price recently went negative, spurring calls for more subsidies on … [Read more…]

COVIDiaries part 10

Don’t tell anyone, but I have exactly one quarantine buddy. He comes over twice per week. He spent the weekend here. I love him for a lot of reasons but one is that when I ask him to do things, he does them. What a concept. So I’ve been on the low-FODMAP diet, right? Well … [Read more…]