“To a lot of people, 5.89 miles is just as good as 6.00 miles. A lot of people are capable of drinking one beer and stopping, and/or eating a single serving of Oreos (which is ‘3 cookies’?!?!). I applaud those people. I have, over many years, come to the realization that I am not one of those people.” Neither am I! I’ve been thinking about this connection (does it make sense?), from this illustrated meditation on running, from Brendan Leonard, in Outside: “Why I Run Parking-Lot Laps.”
Doll news: “Some Barbie Backstories.” An excerpt from cartoonist Keiler Roberts’ new book, on The New Yorker’s site. I love it.
The excellent Sarah Miller now has a newsletter. The first installment, on hickeys, is great.