1. Misogyny, meet hypocrisy: Climate deniers go after AOC, Greta Thunberg with sexist attacks (Salon)
2. A Very German Idea of Freedom: Nude Ping-Pong, Nude Sledding, Nude Just About Anything (culture, NYT)
One weekend, when he had just about gotten used to stripping in front of his in-laws, he bumped into the highest-ranking colonel in his precinct — who promptly challenged him to a game of table tennis. They have been on first-name terms ever since. “Once you’ve played Ping-Pong with someone naked, you can’t call them ‘colonel’ anymore,”
“Free body culture” — basically bathing the whole body in water and sunlight while preferably also doing some exercise — became the battle cry for a healthy, harmonious lifestyle and an antidote to a destructive modernity.
3. Bromantic Battle for the Soul of America: The Strange, Nostalgic World of Obama-Biden Fan Fiction (Politico)
4. How PayPal Shares Your Data (privacy)
Bonus: Adult Swim announces animated adaptation of Junji Ito’s stomach-and-soul-churning Uzumaki