Every Friday, we send out fourteen good things to read, cook, look at and listen to. Subscribe to receive it in your inbox weekly, or dig into the archives below.
Miriam Margolyes is a national treasure, 99 date ideas, the interiors we’ve bookmarked this month, Burnt Toast is a brilliant newsletter (👋 hey Virginia Sole-Smith), Jennifer Coolidge has some great advice, celebrate pride with The Care Bears and a fascinating (albeit niche) look into the history of Japanese convenience stores.
This week on Friday Fourteen: An important investigation into why the houses on Selling Sunset have so many bathrooms, a juicy behind-the-scenes look inside the Succession writers’ room, suggestions for meeting people that don’t involve “the apps”, this week we learnt there’s such a thing as professional mermaids
This week on Friday Fourteen: Everything you need to know about Stan Grant stepping down, wholesome interviews with “Swiftie dads”, a fascinating piece about the “jobless employed” (aka people who do nothing at work) that takes quiet quitting to another level, TikTok has introduced a new font and people are losing it, and more.
This week on Friday Fourteen: An important investigation into why everything looks the same rn, an extraordinary story in the New York Times by Connie Wang about Generation Connie, Architectural Digest have finally profiled RuPaul’s home and it looks exactly like we thought it would, comforting words from the infinitely wise Sarah Wilson for all the single/childless people on the planet, TikToks galore, and more.
This week on Friday Fourteen: A juicy read in the New Yorker about the man behind Prince Harry’s memoir, a fascinating oral history of Buzzfeed (RIP), gentle advice for anyone who’s struggling to get vulnerable in relationships, one woman explains why she actually prefers being ghosted (???), the Fin Times does a damn good job explaining the economics of Succession, and more
This week on Friday Fourteen: Coachella had a rocky start, helpful advice for when you witness someone having a panic attack, Drake and The Weeknd dropped a new viral song, Jenn Riceuses uses Tinder to travel, Mattie Kahn explores what people do after being an influencer and more.
This week on Friday Fourteen: Ariana Grande speaks out on body image, why every app feels like TikTok, Jancee Dunn shares how to keep it together, #WaterTok is confusing, Rebecca Fishbein explores if therapy-talk is making us selfish, the best podcasts of 2023 (hey there Petty Crimes podcast) and more.
This week on Friday Fourteen: Turns out US politicians don’t understand how the internet works (let alone TikTok), accordingly to gen z dome coffee lids are cancelled, a candid interview with Alison Roman that almost has us liking her again, why you should give your camera to a kid once in awhile, Tinder has banned men holding fish, loads of Sunday lunch inspo care of the Guardian, and more.
This week on Friday Fourteen: our favourite Twitter bot is calling out hypocrite companies, why everyone was talking about Paris Paloma on TikTok this week, a tech rec to help you have a healthier relationship with your phone, everything going on with the Willow oil project, newsletter recs (hi Evil Witches and Gossip Time) and more.
This week on Friday Fourteen: 100 pieces of life advice from 100 centenarians, Michelle Yeoh is finally getting the spotlight she deserves, we break down the Hailey Bieber vs Selena Gomez drama, the disaster that is the “My husband used to be hot, what happened” article, are people really saving money with dupes, how to avoid digital clutter and more.
This week on Friday Fourteen: A disappointing update to the NY Times editorial bias controversy, there are two types of internet according to Rebecca Jennings, AI’s getting really scary (and lifelike), Bernie Sanders has a hot Valentine's Day take, Airbnb is thriving while the housing market falls apart, and more
This week on Friday Fourteen: Everything you need to know about ASL interpreter Justina Miles’ electrifying performance at the Super Bowl halftime show, 10 rules for communicating with Gen Z online (“do NOT ever send :) or 🙂”), how Architectural Digest became the new Vogue, the next trending aesthetic is all about making your space feel like uninhabited woodlands, and more
This week on Friday Fourteen: An eye-opening piece in the Cut that made us grateful we’re not rich (we know 🤯), the first on-the-record interview with Salman Rushdie since last year's attempt on his life, a long list of etiquette rules you may or may not agree with, the wild tale of a man who decided to eat at every Pret in London in a single day, two new Architectural Digest homes to crush on, and more.
This week: Lily Allen’s home dropped on Architectural Digest yesterday and it’s a wild and wonderful treat for maximalist eyes, Anna Delvey is getting her own reality show and we’re not convinced, a candid interview in The Design Files with ABC disability reporter Nas Campanella about parenting with a disability, an investigation into the men who call romantic partners “crazy and obsessive”, and more
This week: A reminder from Waleed Aly that our priorities in life are unlikely to have much value on our deathbeds, a deep dive into the trend of married couples deciding to live apart, a no-needle lip filler review from The Cut that had us in stitches, why everyone is talking about *that* McDonalds ad this week, and more
This week: The only review of Prince Harry’s book that you need, a must-read essay on grappling with bipolar disorder in all its nuances from Naomi Jackson, TikTok’s latest obsession with lucky girl syndrome, a golden thread of therapist advice, the Jennifer Coolidge speech that stole the Golden Globes, and more.