Week 202016

Due to COVID-19
Documenting the signs of the pandemic
How ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Went From Film to Sitcom
Creator Jemaine Clement, cast, and crew break down the making of the beloved vampire sitcom
Why Are We Still Doing Crunches?
Even the US Military is rethinking sit-ups, which have been shown to do more harm than good.
Our Dunning-Kruger president
Trump’s arrogance and ignorance are killing people
The Functionally Dysfunctional Matriarchy of “Better Things”
Pamela Adlon’s bittersweet self-portrait of a series shows us what it’s like to live in a body.
Why COVID-19 Might Hit African Nations Hardest
The coronavirus has been slow to spread across Africa. But a wave may soon hit, and health-care workers are bracing for disaster.
I Can’t Believe I Have to Vote for Joe Biden
I am livid that Democratic women will be called on, once again, to cast our vote in the name of reducing harm to the country rather than moving it forward.
Pandemic Stories
I asked readers if they would share what they’ve been up to during the pandemic and how their families and communities are coping.
Building dark mode on Stack Overflow
On March 30, 2020, we enabled folks to opt into a beta dark mode on Stack Overflow. Let’s talk about the work that went into it.
Should I Disinfect My Groceries? Advice About Grocery Shopping Safely
The biggest risk when it comes to groceries is being inside the store itself with other people who may be infected.
The 6-feet office is designed for work after COVID-19
As employees prove their competence working remotely, they will only grow less tolerant of workplaces that fail to promote health and wellbeing.