Sitemap - 2019 - Deez Links
if we had each others’ mailing addresses this would be my holiday card to you
this year’s top Deez Interviews
this is the best books list
good winter = good content
new york mag's got the best looks
Deez Interviews: Meet the journalist-turned-therapist who now helps reporters deal with secondary trauma
you're gonna want to Pocket these
Why don’t hollywood dudes just admit they all have the same boring reporter lady kink like at least we can work from there
everything you ever wanted to know about gift guides
i'm going to need more info on this workplace environment, please
Deez Interviews: Meet the Mother Jones climate reporter breaking through the noise and making sure we don’t get too hung up on plain old hope
why are we not talking about this incredible margaret atwood q&a
hearst does a union busting; website not even that good
TikTok & the universal parents’ house aesthetic
Deez Interviews: Meet Oset Babur, the restaurant editor who earnestly loves Chili’s, panettone cakes, and non-micro-managed interviews
Never not trying to win the approval of demons
weird alison roman flex, but ok
ok but how DOES she do it!?!
Deez Interviews: Meet Kate McKean, the literary agent with the best advice on building your platform and dealing with the slo-mo publishing industry
The Atlantic taking its New Englander roots maybe too seriously???
Hey kids you wanna see some media salaries
Until further notice, this is now a radhika jones fan club
ty PWB for getting the phrase “turtle Ibiza” into Vogue and our lives
Deez Interviews: Meet the Vox Media UX researcher who only wants you to go to grad school for the right reasons
Exclusive: Substack’s writer fellowship gets you $3K, a support team, and a fun SF meetup if yer a lucky one, Harry
every editor rn about to deeply consider how much their biggest writers are *really* worth
so THAT'S why all those illustrations look the same
celebrate the normie days, too
Deez Interviews: Meet the SELF commerce editor whose Google Doc holiday wishlist game will inspire you
What the Deadspin battle means for all of us
which Condé Nast feature should you read??
there are LEVELS to this newsweek death spiral, man
Deez Interviews: Meet the Meredith senior editor behind those special edition mags you always see in the checkout line
ELLE reminding us re: the opioid epidemic that it's personal
sometimes you just wanna see if anyone's cleaned up the trainwreck yet
on overtourism, the human flow, and checked bags
Deez Interviews: Catching up with R.O. Kwon on answering that writerly calling, insomnia-fueled application mode, and endurance training for that next novel
Wait why are we not talking about this Marianne Williamson detail
the essay about Silicon Valley that reads like fiction but is def not fiction
If content is life……...what is life but... just... MORE content???
Deez Interviews: Meet the GQ sex & relationships columnist who also writes THE advice newsletter you need to be mainlining
the money diary gods smile down upon us
lessons to learn from Twohey & Kantor
escapism for all
Swapping out emotional labor for “glue work”
Deez Interviews: Meet the satirist who reveals her process for “staying funny" and the biggest mistakes she sees first-time humor writers make
the first casualties of Vicefinery & New York Vox Mag
more proof that “shrek” is a cultural treasure
i think about this bagel emoji post all the time and you will, too
there will be so many more Tavis
so we messed around & wrote a short story...
Deez Interviews: Meet Vulture’s new literary critic who’s got the best dish on the publishing world and also the crossword community??
very cool that we can’t trust numbers anymore
oh so NOW capitalism is icky
You need to read that Jenny Odell book
Deez Interviews: Jessica Pressler on how it feels to see “Hustlers” become a movie — and how she accidentally wound up telling the best and scammiest stories in town
Deez Interviews: Meet the Poynter Leadership Academy organizer & writer behind “My Sweet Dumb Brain” who wants you to get paid, stay open, and support each other!!
teach the celine piece along with the gay talese piece, u cowards
two reasons why you should keep working on that draft
more reading on writing & running
Deez Interviews: Catching up with Nicholas Thompson on his running commute (figuratively, obvi)
supporting Summerhouse is an act of patriotism tbh
Some light reading on colonialism if that’s your thing
a 2019 media version of "Would You Rather" where no one not named Jim/Bryan wins
what having "new old Taylor" means for us
Deez Interviews: Meet the Pop-Up Magazine exec editor with a penchant for the “surprising” side of every story
in hating on influencers...are we really hating on ourselves?
we do love a naturesplainer boi
class war ex email newsletter
Guest Deez: everybody's talking about The 1619 Project
Deez Interviews: Meet the Tasty producer who quit college for a life of internet fame, cooking on camera, and cookie dough
Maggie Haberman had to WHAT?????
“Want to look good in your wedding dress? Put it on. Walk down the aisle lined with everyone who loves you.”
live long, prosper, and don't even TRY to compare
campaign coverage via text screenshots...we're into it
Deez Interviews: Meet the MEL Magazine deputy editor who’s pioneering “featurettes,” the future of brand-supported storytelling, and a men’s magazine for “men we actually know”
So that ol’ “media elite” perception? here's one reason it exists
more reasons to board the substack wagon
Required reading: what bullets do to bodies
2 ways to do a “24 hour” story, both great but to be used wisely!!
Deez Interviews: Meet @artdrunk, the art influencer writing super accessible Insta captions, shaping the industry’s content game, and juggling a LOT of receipts
West coast/everyone, watch your lunch
This sixth-grader…….love him. hire him.
Let’s get this party started and *checks notes* start charging late fees!!!!!
pick your player: crane wife or cat person?
Deez Interviews: Meet the (anonymous) owner of the @bagdogs Instagram account you should all be following
ICYMI: meet an Atlantic editor, an STL reporter, and a Wirecutter pro
ICYMI: three Deez Interviews you gotta read
TFW you learn that “networking” is just expressing interest in an eager human way??
Re: Orange Is The New Black: “an odd, sometimes ungainly, yet majestic being”
Deez Interviews: Meet the Rolling Stone writer who incorporates karaoke into her creative process and wants you to know that everyone else (famous or not) is also a huge dork, too
this is for you, poster nerds
the plight of asian-american mags and general media amnesia
Barbie sees us trying and she laughs at our lame human effort
Deez Interviews: Meet the WSJ personal finance writer who’s got amazing Day 1 job advice and is generally changing the entire landscape for women in work nbd!!
oh hey we're in vanity fair
well stranger things got that right
I do hate to waste a good cover
Not one but TWO cool projects to keep on your radar this summer what a STEAL
Deez Interviews: Meet the writer behind the new ~fast food culture~ book that’ll change the way you think about the U.S.
mostly none of this is fair
links 4 lovers
“This was just what happened when 28-year-olds managed 24-year-olds who managed 20-year-olds, right?”
actual l'art de twitter
Deez Interviews: Meet the fitness editor who’s balancing “work” workouts with his Muay Thai practice, and also thinking about how to interrogate masculinity nbd!!
leave work early today
so i never want to read the words “onetime Gawker whipping bro” ever again pls
everyone got their Nice Face on??
Deez Interviews: Meet the illustrator behind the Crazy Rich Asians cover & some of your fave NYT op-eds
OH MY GOD THIS ROBYN STORY
Get that ev williams money babes
"those lyrics are outside of time and gravity"
thinkin about meryl & motherhood performance
Deez Interviews: Meet the tireless news & entertainment writer who’s trading in the New York media scene for Maine
all eyes on Vox
media: just one big boat race since 1827
this is not a sign to get bangs
the details of Always Be My Maybe are what make it
Last call for Deez Totes!
Deez Interviews: Meet the humor writer whose Shouts & Murmurs you’ve definitely seen (and maybe felt a lil personally attacked by)
The lit shot, explained
nyt evolving her IG story game i see
One very belated reaction to ‘thank u next,’ from yours truly
Deez Interviews: Meet the Eater staff writer who’s shaking up the food media bubble
TIL you gotta be careful when using an ex as a book character
Maybe timewalls are the new paywalls??
update: WE'RE POPULAR NOW??
maybe don't make fun of your sources
um remember when a blog won a James Beard Award??
5 of our fave Deez Interviews so far
it was only a matter of time before we got an "i dated beto" essay tbh
'99: a good year for Wintour puns & print mags
What happens when local media have to literally weather the storm
Can we all take a blood oath to help keep TikTok this wholesome
Deez Interviews: Checking in with internet culture reporter Taylor Lorenz on personal vs. professional Instagram time, and how to build rapport w/teen sources
prolific women: may we know 'em, may we be 'em
Tbh we’re prob a solid 3 on the justice-seeking scale here
Talk about a buried lead when there’s a CHAMPION OCTOPUS CATCHER in this story!!!!
The Correspondent’s whole “reader trust” thing is...not looking great
Deez Interviews: Meet the journalist/entrepreneur/author who foresaw the power of a solid commerce strategy & then wrote **the** book on female workplace friendships
the uneasy relationship between lady dollars and lady mags
a distinctly 2019 situation at The Markup
yes that AOC doc is good!! we've seen it!!
wapo reuses/recycles its best climate coverage
Deez Interviews: Meet GQ’s newsletter wiz who’s also reimagining the sex & dating conversation in the post-#MeToo era
what that pot date essay & russian doll have in common
good DNA brand synergy
In praise of The Robyn Plan
Deez Interviews: Catching up with The Longform Podcast’s Max Linsky on how he prepares for each interview, which dead writers he’d have on the show, and why it all kind of feels like a scam
Everlane & NYT try to brand climate change; Nieman Lab gets SPICY
A+ response for when your company’s been sold
The case against “the great millennial novel”
Quick fic PSA
Deez Interviews: Meet the podcast wunderkind who wants you to hustle as if no one’s watching, & live as if your computer could explode at any moment
the best literary use of "little ice floes" maybe ever
“The New York Times sent out an alert; NPR did the same. His death trended on Twitter.”
the devil works hard but publishing houses work wayyyy harder
the perils of putting good stuff out in the insta vacuum
Deez Interviews: Meet the LA Times correspondent who’s got stellar advice for any newsrooms wanting to get ~organized~
sry to be part of the recommendation industrial complex
add this to your ~get rich~ vision board
gotta bundle or be bundled
Deez Interviews: Meet the CEO of The Pudding, who got into data viz from obsessively designing slides
some most unchill wikipedia behavior
so here's the tea on Salty
a take home test? in THIS economy??
The youths know how to Google Doc better than all of us
Deez Interviews: Meet the journalist whose indie women’s mag was waaay ahead of its time (and who foresaw Lizzo Mania!)
calendars = the new newsletters?
some full-time freelance fuckery here
@newyorker u okay though?
Good pep talk for 26-year-olds and also everyone else
Deez Interviews: Meet the former BuzzFeeder who gave us **The Dress**
there's a new ~smart cool media girl~ in town and it isn't teen vogue
tfw online platforms save us from the onani desert
"lip movement was 'consistent with chewing'"
hi digital labor movement! read this!
JK IT'S TOMORROW NOT TONIGHT
Deez Interviews: Meet The New Yorker’s director of newsletters who’s sharing all his best tips via one very helpful Google Doc
psa: your food coverage is probably too white
classic dude confidence move
A poem about crying at work?? Yes please
Deez Interviews: Meet the Catapult managing editor with a very pro tip on how NOT to address your pitches
links to help u ponder the weirdness of human connection today
read this, not that [cover story]
deez links turns 3!!!
some ariana links, obviously
Deez Interviews: Meet the CNN Travel editor who explains how the travel trend sausage is made + how her vacations are always on point
we have a crush on this data viz, you guys
for we are stressed and mortal and therefore fallible
have a subtle new year
Ask Annie, but make it apocalyptic
Deez Interviews: Meet the photo editor running **the** photojournalism fellowship you should be applying to (and also get her Instagram tips!)
damn we love a good sad ad
on magazine covers: we have some questions
The end of BuzzFeed exceptionalism?
Some freelancing resources for you
Deez Interviews: Meet the reporter behind that "Crazy Rich Asians" TIME cover story (And Today in Tabs veteran!)
actual ACTUAL self care
“One student at a time, we are creating a pipeline of bilingual journalists.”
"you keep using that word. i do not think it means what you think it means."
your hogwarts study jam is here
hot cocoa is a crime and a scam
Now here’s one “why i’m leaving new york” essay i’ll def read
”Everyone is gross, hurrah for equality”
Deez Interviews: Meet the journalist who’s writing a women’s magazine-centric newsletter as a much-needed antidote to the Media Male Gaze
“Sublimating egos is part of the gig”
a good dicks vertical is hard to find
tfw dating is a bizarro dance of personal traumas and society expectations
So freakin ready for Cat Person part 2, 3, and more??
Deez Interviews: Meet the marketing mind behind The New York Public Library’s killer Black Friday ad & general on-brand prowess
yr tired vs. wired outlooks for 2020
against the hustle