Introverts & Extroverts

Or, a soapbox Well, not exactly; ‘soapbox’ suggests an energy that I don’t have at the moment. But I’ll do my best. *clears throat* Hear ye, hear ye, people of the internet. I would like to join the chorus of voices imploring us to collectively adjust our assessment of the differences between introversion and extroversion. VoicesContinue reading “Introverts & Extroverts”

Workshop update update!

Or, third time’s the charm? Guess what? Something weird happened with Zoom yesterday (when doesn’t it) and we rescheduled the masterclass yet again! Haha. Ha. …………Hah. Now, actually, for real, it will be Friday morning, 1 April, 10:00-11:30 CET. Not an April Fool’s joke, I repeat, NOT an April Fool’s joke. That is just aContinue reading “Workshop update update!”

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 wh 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 heroes and pop “things” over theirContinue reading “What is a Culture Slut?”