Out of the Blue: Stories from MetaFilter
By Josh Millard
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Bite-sized episodes focusing on one interesting story from the Metafilter community.
||CleanOut of the Blue, episode #2: On emotional labor, with Jess Zimmerman||On July 13th, the writer Jess Zimmerman posted "Where's My Cut?": On Unpaid Emotional Labor on The Toast, an essay about how and why emotional work is often undervalued and treated as "women's work". Or, more to the point, not even work: just something||9/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOut of the Blue, episode #1: The Snail That Wouldn't Die||In 1846, a dead snail was glued to a specimen card in the British Museum. In 1850, somebody realized that the snail...wasn't so dead after all, kicking off a curious story of molluskular stoicism that charmed the mid 19th C. science-and-nature circuit.||7/21/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Accessible and interesting
Just-right-sized stories from a fascinating community
A nice little slice of MetaFilter
Very Reply All / TL;DR, but devoted to the MetaFilter web community and the odd habits and interests of its communities.