7 Essays To Read This Week: Black Joy, God, And When You "Literally Can't Even"
This week, Alex Andreou wrote about caring for his mother with Alzheimer's for BuzzFeed Idea's Carers Issue. Read that and others from The New Inquiry, Hazlitt, The New Yorker, and more.
"Summer Heat" — The New Inquiry
Want to read more? Here are some other essays BuzzFeed published this week.
Sarah Jones wrote about how TLC's fundamentalism-as-kitsch hurts women. Lucy McKeon recalled her brief career as a waitress dominatrix. Nell Zink explained why cultural significance is the best job ever. Mira Jacob documented and illustrated 37 difficult questions from her mixed-race son. Blanca Fernandez, a manicurist, explains why she's suing the salon where she worked for six years. Chelsea Martin wrote a funny essay about losing a tooth at work. Daniel Dalton wrote a hilarious guide to the 21st century for straight white men. And finally, for BuzzFeed UK's Carers Issue, professional carers and family members spoke honestly about the reality of what they do.