Emma & Noah | The most popular names for Americans born in this decade according to the Social Security Administration.
Holiday loneliness | “For many, the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ feels fraught with the possibility of loneliness and disappointment.” – Futurity
“A Stunning Vote Reversal | in a Controversial First Amendment Case” – Route Fifty
“A portrait of Jessica Lester, whose husband, a police officer, attempted to murder her and frame it as a suicide—taken for a report by Rachel Aviv. Photograph by Danna Singer for The New Yorker”
A “best list” | Artistically bent, the best New Yorker photography of 2019 – The New Yorker Magazine
The new GOP | The party of abject submission. – The New Yorker
Brutal reviews | The long awaited Christmas movie, Cats. is getting lots of brutal reviews (and not many stars or thumbs up). Here’s one: “Cats is a talent show, and the prize is euthanasia. Hello Kitty!” And another: “I truly believe our divided nation can be healed and brought together as one by ‘Cats’ — the musical, the movie, the disaster. In other news, my eyes are burning. Oh God, my eyes.”