well here’s a bunch of new substacks to follow, stat

ICYMI: Huge congrats to the new class of Substack fellows, especially to Kaitlyn Greenidge, who won the very plum senior fellowship for her newsletter on cultural criticism that goes “beyond the language of stan or pan.” You can read her q&a about her plans here!

It’s been quite the Summer of Substack buzz, and now it’ll be verrrrrrry interesting to see what kinds of similarly zeitgeist-averse work the newsletter subscriber model is able to sustain long-term, especially beyond these sweet grants and advances. Idk about you guys, but I’m def. excited for all the weird and wonderful corners of internet that now get piped into my inbox regularly, though I *am* starting to think all of you who religiously maintain separate email aliases to keep your newsletter content vs. dentist appointment reminders apart could be onto something…...like has anyone invented a Pocket, but for emails, but cuter than an RSS feed? Not yet? Hmm. Andreessen Horowitz please.call me.

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