Queserasera — Switch
“I was very wary to cross this line, convinced that once I owned an Apple product, I’d have to start typing all in lowercase, wearing scarves indoors, and listening to a lot of Belle & Sebastian. I’m aware that this is my own skewed stereotype, because about 90% of the people I know and love own Macs, and not one of them makes me choke on twee.”

Palinode — On Brona
“I couldn’t wait to tear it open. Awesome, I thought. I bet I can adopt an elderly Jew. They’ll send me photos, letters filled with gratitude, the works. Dearest Palinode, my name is Lydia Edelstein and I’m downright peckish.