Seven GIFs in Five: Friday, February 16

“There’s something about her face that makes her seem a little evil,” I told Byron as Aliona Savchenko and Bruno Massot glided onto the ice, readying themselves for their freeskate. “Don’t get me wrong: I love her nose and chin; they work together in a way that’s really arresting. But in my casting, I can’t… Continue reading Seven GIFs in Five: Friday, February 16

Six in Five: Thursday, February 15

Practical Uses for Jessie Diggins’ Potent Positivity 1. We could plug her into a power grid and have her light up Manhattan 2. We could seat her next to people suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder and watch their spirits rise as her radiance seeps into their cells 3. We could plant her in the DMZ… Continue reading Six in Five: Thursday, February 15

Five Waxed Peeves

Things that Peeved Me about the Cross-Country Skiing Men’s Classic Sprint Race on the Olympics Last Night: 1. I’ll never be the sprint specialist from Switzerland. 2. There was no outlier competitor from Jamaica with Coke-bottle thick glasses for the world to get sentimental about. 3. No one took the opportunity at the starting line… Continue reading Five Waxed Peeves