A Valediction Forbidding Cover Letters

In which I prepare to demolish a rightfully loathed tradition Okay, I’ll get straight to the point: Cover letters should never be mandatory. At most, they should be optional. Ideally we would do away with them altogether. This idea had been fermenting in my head ever since I began applying to Real Jobs/Internships as aContinue reading “A Valediction Forbidding Cover Letters”

What is a Culture Slut?

In which I define the descriptor of the blog persona n. A member of a very particular subspecies of Homo sapiens, who develops a regular, periodic, and intense fascination with different cultural works (e.g., specific songs, books, plays, films, television shows) and their creators, thereby amassing a collection of cherished heroes and pop “things” overContinue reading “What is a Culture Slut?”