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Runway Girl Network
Runway Girl Network is a buzzing hub where a group of diverse aviation journalists share news, insight, and analysis for travelers and industry professionals alike.
The English Language Is, and Was, Profoundly Multicultural
At The Public Medievalist, Jocelyn Wogan-Browne dives deep into the diverse roots of the English language, which “has always been enriched by contact with other languages.”
Which Comics Should You Read in 2020? Here Are Some Ideas.
Comics and graphic-novels fans, rejoice! At The Drunken Odyssey, Drew Barth recommends some of the most anticipated titles of 2020 — the ones that will set the tone for an entire decade of visual storytelling.
The Summer Australia Burned
“My Christmas wish is for an end to these fires. For no more loss of life. And for rain.” As many in the Northern Hemisphere celebrate a white Christmas, Australia-based Lee Mylne mourns the devastation brought about by wildfires.
Celebrating Black culture from Brooklyn to Johannesburg, AFROPUNK covers music, activism, art, and more.
Joy the Baker
New Orleans-based author and baker Joy Wilson has been spreading her love of pastry for years through cookbooks, classes, and her WordPress-powered website.
Hunting Dinosaurs in Central Africa
At Contingent Magazine, Edward Guimont dives deep into the 19th century, and tells the story of the strange European quest to find living dinosaurs in Africa.
Let Me Show You the World
Iman Sultan explores the rich storytelling traditions that gave the world Aladdin — but that have been all but erased in the blockbuster Disney versions.
Great Canadian Longform
The Great Canadian Longform team curates well-crafted stories from and about Canada. It invites readers to explore less-known aspects of the world’s second-largest country, covering culture, crime, and sports (among other topics).
Casey Handmer’s Blog
Covering topics from space and energy to technology, Casey Handmer tackles complex issues in engaging, approachable essays.
Binjal’s VEG Kitchen
Binjal Pandya, who grew up in Mumbai and now lives in Pennsylvania, spreads her love of vegan and vegetarian cooking on Binjal’s VEG Kitchen, a Saveur Blog Award finalist in the Best Food Culture Blog category.
From cucuzza to durian, Tess Le Moing’s Funky Foods celebrates less-common ingredients in everyday cooking. Tess’s project is a 2019 Saveur Blogger Award finalist in the “Best Special Interest Blog” category.
No One Cares What I Think about the New Star Wars
With the final episode in the Star Wars saga just around the corner, writer Lucy Blue, a lifelong super-fan, reflects on the movies’ darker, more morally ambiguous tone, and the way the series has evolved since her ’70s childhood.
On the website of Bernardine Evaristo, winner of the 2019 Man Booker Prize, you’ll find information on upcoming events, a portfolio of her talks and public writing, and a well-selected collection of interviews.
Ben leads the Editorial team at WordPress.com / Automattic, and contributes to Longreads, Discover, and The Daily Post.Filter