The Fun Scale [Kelly Cordes/REI.com]
The three different types of fun:
Type 2 fun is miserable while it’s happening, but fun in retrospect.
@james_howey on Twitter says he learned a different scale, where Type 3 fun isn’t fun at the time or in retrospect, but provides a fun story. Type 4 fun is the same as type 3, but it’s only a fun story for other people.
Dana Schwartz: “Possible Titles for My Memoir About Being a Hapless Twentysomething” [The New Yorker]
That Time I Had Sex with a Barista and Other Stories That Probably Didn’t Need to Be Shared
All the trains in my son’s train podcast ranked by how much I hate them [Ben Jenkins/The Guardian]
A man is driven to madness by his son’s obsession with the Thomas and Friends podcast.
I just celebrated a milestone birthday, ending in zero. When people asked me what we were doing for the occasion, I said, “Going out to dinner. Someplace that serves soft, bland food. With an early bird special.”
It disturbs me that more people did not realize I was joking.
Jeff Bezos Made It To Space But People Can’t Help But Notice The Dick-Shaped Rocket He Rode In On — Ade Onibada at BuzzFeed News
Blythe Robertson at the New Yorker: “Though technically U.S. currency is accepted, the New York City economy runs on everyone Venmoing around the same hundred and fifty dollars.”
We watched the final episode of “Loki.” Seems to be a lot of fuss about the Tennessee Valley Authority.
Nude sunbathers were startled by a deer, ran away, got lost in the woods, and had to be rescued by helicopter and search party. They were fined $1,000 for violating Australia’s coronavirus lockdown.
New South Wales police commissioner Mick Fuller told reporters it’s “difficult to legislate against idiots.”