Writing for The New Yorker, Ian Parker documents one of the best examples I have seen of the ravenous of the charming sociopath, all the earmarks ablaze - fake illnesses, unstoppable lying, childhood abuse, the knives that come out if you cross him/her. Right in my wheelhouse and a must-read. Read the story here.
In #MeNeither Show, episode 5, Shame: Take It or Leave It, Leah McSweeney and I discuss some of the people caught/not caught in shame’s dragnet this week: Jeff Bezos, the leadership of Southern Baptist Convention, and Jill Abramson.
In #MeNeither, episode 4, OUTRAGEOUS, Leah McSweeney and I discuss outrage culture, its deleterious effect on journalism (et al), why cultural patronization is a garbage thing to do, and why my husband's business Ristretto Roasters is under attack for what Leah and I say here. Tune in!