Weekend reading list – week of March 5, 2018
Each week, we share the top five articles that caught our attention. Here are your must-reads, published here and abroad, for the week of March 5th 2018.
How I get it done
Have you ever asked yourself the question, “how does she do it?” How I Get It Done is a series of articles on The Cut, which reveals the tips and tricks of accomplished women, including writers, athletes, CEOs and even dermatologists.
→ Read it on The Cut Pocket
The end of the Mad Men era
The advertising industry is as predominantly male as it was in the Mad Men era… and definitely just as white. Jazmin Burrell, an African-American brand strategist, created AdLand, her own ad agency, to upend the industry’s low diversity rate.
→ Read it on Popsugar Pocket
The French yogurt aisle
In France, yogurt is more than a good source of protein. It’s a national pastime. Writer Natalie Rinn explores why yogurt has become such a star of the French lifestyle.
→ Read it on Taste Cooking Pocket
The digital nomad: As good as it looks?
Travel companies are creating a generation of digital nomads, flying gig workers and tech nerds to exotic locales where they can pursue dream jobs. But are the jobs really that dreamy?
→ Read it on Outside Online Pocket
The rise of woke capital
In recent years, America’s biggest companies have started to grow a conscience, prodded along by shifts in public opinion, Donald Trump’s predatory behaviour and their own idealistic employees. Is this the rise of more responsible or just smarter capitalism?
→ Read it on The New York Times Pocket
In your earbuds: Food 4 Thot
Dennis, Fran, Joseph and Tommy developed their strong friendship through a shared appreciation of literature, rosé wine and straight talk. This round-table style podcast explores everything from queerness to brownness, from Beyoncé to Borges, from Nietzsche to the 90s.
→ Listen to it on Food 4 Thot
This week’s favourite thing
While the Middle East is totally closed off to the LGBTQ community, Israel—and in particular, Tel Aviv—is known for being an oasis of tolerance, proudly touting its acceptance and pride of its queer citizens.
Image by Lauren Tamaki