I have been so excited to share this interview. Devon Price is the author of Laziness Does Not Exist, which outlines the three main ways in which “the Laziness Lie” deceives us into denying ourselves rest and care. As I said in my review, this is a book with something for everyone: it addresses historical roots of laziness lie in colonialism and capitalism, and looks at productivity myths, diet culture, gender and sexuality, activism fatigue, … Continue reading 440: Laziness Does Not Exist with Dr. Devon Price
The transcript for Podcast 439. Later, 2020! With Shana, Claudia and Carrie has been posted!
Over the past 15-almost-16 (!!) years at SBTB, you may have seen me mention that I’m not very good at keeping up with a book series. I’m quite unskilled at it, to be honest. Often I tap out of a long series after five or six books – if I get that far. I think there are a number of factors that create this habit, but I’m not going to castigate myself about it; my … Continue reading Empathy and Compassion: Re-Reading the Psy-Changeling Series
To quote Kate, one of the hosts of What Would Danbury Do?, a podcast examining the Bridgerton world, the marketing for the Netflix Bridgerton show has been very subtle. It’s not as if it has it’s own hashtag icon, or that publications like Architectural Digest of all places covered it. Wait, no, it was everywhere and so many of you asked us about it. We were watching? Oh, yes. Over the holiday break we’ve been … Continue reading Bridgerton
We’ve shared different versions of this reading tracking spreadsheet for a few years now, and I’ve received so many email messages and requests for more options from readers who absolutely adore it. This year’s spreadsheet is New and Improved by Brilliant Readers – so get ready! This past year was a difficult one for reading and just about everything else (understatement ahoy). For a lot of us (hi) what we read, or if we could … Continue reading Track Your 2021 Reading With This Nifty Spreadsheet!
This is the type of book that does the hefty, difficult work of reframing a fundamental concept that I don’t think about too much, and does such a deft, nuanced, foundation-blasting good job that I now think about this idea All. The. Time. Much like Off the Clock, another book that might seem to be about productivity but really taught me to rethink how I look at time, Laziness Does Not Exist is about the pernicious … Continue reading Laziness Does Not Exist by Devon Price
We are still gathering in groups across many time zones to say goodbye to 2020, and to look back at the books, shows, and other essentials that got us through 2020. Bad internet in South Africa got in the way of Lara joining us, but she sent a question for Amanda, Kiki, and me to answer. We talk about nonfiction that made us cry-laugh, audiobooks, TikTok, puzzles, and Cyberpunk clothing glitches. Side trips include depression, … Continue reading 438. Later, 2020! With Kiki and Amanda
The transcript for Podcast 437. Farewell 2020 With Catherine Heloise, Sneezy and Maya has been posted!
The SBTB team is still gathering in groups across many time zones to say goodbye to 2020, and to look back at the books, shows, and other essentials that got us through 2020. In this episode, Catherine Heloise joins us from Melbourne Australia, Sneezy is in Taiwan, and Maya is in California, and we’re going to cover books, movies, and manga we loved, our favorite tropes, a little bit of discussion on social anxiety, and … Continue reading 437. Farewell 2020 With Catherine Heloise, Sneezy and Maya