“Adam Sandler’s Bad New Movie Made Me Cry Like Almost Nothing Else Before” by Jesse David Fox, Vulture
No matter how incredibly crappy Blended might be (and it is apparently really crappy), Fox makes a strong argument that, like chicken soup, sometimes a shitty movie can be good for the soul.
“The Ballad of C.M. Punk” by Martin Douglas, The Media
This is just a really good essay that discusses professional wrestling and punk rock ethics. Even if neither of those topics are immediately of interest, we humbly ask you to reconsider and read this. You won’t regret it.
“Two Damn Books: How I Got Here And Where I Want To Go” by Roxane Gay, BuzzFeed
Roxane Gay has two books coming out in one year. What are you doing with your 2014?
“Post-Partum Regression” by Lindsay Hunter, The Rumpus
Hunter, who you might know from her great short stories, shares this very intimate tale of suffering from post-partum depression after the birth of her child.
“Inheritance” by Ian Parker, The New Yorker
Parker’s piece goes into such depth that you might not ever need to read another Edward St. Aubyn profile again.