Kondo says her life underwent a huge change after she had her third child, and external tidying has taken a back seat to the business of life. “My home is messy, but the way I am spending my time is the right way for me at this time at this stage of my life,” she said through an interpreter at a recent media webinar and virtual tea ceremony.Marie Kondo’s life is messier now — and she’s fine with it
I think I come back here every January to say “I’m gonna be better about updating J’s Notes this year!” And it works for a few weeks.
But I’m going to be better about updating J’s Notes this year. Just you wait and see.
You know those scenes in movies where people are talking very urgently into a headset? Maybe it’s a heist film and someone’s crawling through an air duct, or it’s a science fiction film and a lonely astronaut is hurtling toward their doom.
Aaron James Draplin (draplin.com and @draplin on IG). If you don’t know the name, chances are you still know his work. That signature style of big bold fonts and thigh-thick lines reaches out and pulls you in with both hands.
It’s the 70th birthday to Charles Schulz’s Peanuts, one of the greatest works of American art. (The very first strip ran on Oct. 2, 1950.
Recently I have been wondering if this idea might be fun – just a slight extension of an idea I had before. Solo player peels some of the labels off the sticky sheet and adds them to the map page to create a random dungeon. This can be as you go, or beforehand.
From his vantage point high above Dry Creek Quarry, Peter Jackson was king of all he surveyed. Or so the Lord of the Rings director may have fancied in the summer of 2000 as he bestrode the polystyrene battlements his crew had painstakingly constructed at the quarry on the outskirts of Wellington.
You were a girl who wanted to choose your own adventures. Which is to say, you were a girl who never had adventures. You always followed the rules.
A conversation with Aza Raskin on inventing the infinite scroll, how social media has harmed the fabric of society, and the importance of listening to other people—and animals, too. Aza Raskin, an advocate for ethics in technology, was born and raised in Silicon Valley.
Jack Kerouac invented a fantasy baseball game with homemade cards that he played well into adulthood. After he played the games, he wrote them up using the fevered prose he found on the sports pages.