Culture

There Are More Plus-Size Men Than Ever. So Why Are They Still Getting the Dregs of Fashion? (Esquire)

Why Is Lady Gaga Being Accused of Murder? (The Outline)

Not Sitting Quietly Anymore: How Librarians Are Fighting Trump (Broadly)

The Ivanka Trump Brand's Supply Chain Is Seemingly Untraceable (Racked)

Counter Culture: Foot Soldiers of the New Food Movements (The FADER)

Inside McMansion Hell (The Hairpin)

What Resale Apps Have Learned From Yard Sales (Racked)

The Death Industry Goes Digital (Mel Magazine)

Fighting For Hip Hop In The Whitest City In America (BuzzFeed)

Let's Stop Singing Songs About Women Who Don't Know They're Beautiful (BuzzFeed) 

BOOKS

Reading Habits (Tinyletter) 

How 'Harriet the Spy' Turned Me Into a Writer (Nylon)

This Is the End: Undertaking a Journey to Beat the Fear of Death (The Guardian)

The 'Nature Poem' Bucking Stereotypes About Native Americans (Pacific Standard)

A Handbook for Separating Truth From 'Alternative Facts' (Pacific Standard)

Talking With Hala Alyan About Her Debut Novel, Immigration, and Therapy (Brooklyn Magazine)

What the Best Authors of 2016 Read This Year (The FADER)

The 200-Year Old Book That Sent The East Coast Into A Sex Panic (Atlas Obscura)

Ania Ahlborn Brings Horror Close to Home in The Devil Crept In (Google Play)

Nicola Yoon: The Beloved YA Author on Fate, Love, and Writing The Sun Is Also a Star (Google Play)

22 Books You Should Read Now, Based on Your Childhood Favorites (BuzzFeed)

Renata Adler on Fearlessness and Becoming a Late-in-Life Icon (BuzzFeed)

Hannah Pittard Is The Writer You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About (BuzzFeed)

Mind & body

Why Do Humans Talk to Animals if They Can't Understand? (The Atlantic)

When Food Is Just Numbers, I Never Win (The Kitchn)

Learning to Cook After Relearning to Eat (Catapult)

I Can't Live Without Fear But I Can Learn To Be OK With It (BuzzFeed)

What It Meant To See My Depression Reflected In A YA Book (BuzzFeed)

Talking To My Mother About Our Bulimia (BuzzFeed)

Service

Don't Sleep on Muji's Clothing Line (Racked)

Someone Please Buy Me This Jacket (Racked)

Instead Of Losing Weight, I Just Lost The Clothes I Hated (BuzzFeed) 

We Tested Long-Lasting Lipstick and Found Which Ones Actually Work (BuzzFeed)

MISC. PERSONAL ESSAYS

I Found My Voice as a Writer in Justin Timberlake Fan Fiction (BuzzFeed)

I Learned the Sound of Glamour From My Mother (Racked)

Heads Up, "Slimming" Isn't a Compliment (Racked)

Christmas on a Slider (Eater)

Life After Debt (BuzzFeed)

Mount Defiance At Starvation Ridge (The Hairpin)

Allowances (The Hairpin)

This Is What Happens When You Audition For A Televised Singing Competition (BuzzFeed)

The Best Accidental Stories Told Through My Google Search History (The Hairpin)

Waiting For Zefron (Park Slope Stoop)