Working, While Taking Time to Grieve for People You Don’t Know

Everything stops and my heart aches and I start clicking links and opening tabs and part of me is grieving, and part of me is furious that mass shootings are still an entrenched and unstoppable part of our culture.

Failing, Living on the Streets, and Finding Your Way Back Using Craigslist

David Raether, a former comedy writer who wrote for the sitcom Roseanne, has a terrific essay at Priceonomics about “what it’s like to fail.” In the late ’90s, Raether was making really good money: $12,000 and $15,000 per episode for a 22-episode season of a show, plus script guarantees that paid $20,000, and $650,000 a year from a television studio which paid him the large sum just to come up with ideas for television series. In 2001, he was earning about $300,000 a year, and then left the business to spend more time with his family, which he rarely got to do because he was working around the clock at the studio.

Everything Matters

Nobody Has to Be Perfect

I think the idea of achieving perfection is something that applies to everyone, regardless of gender.