The Joy of the Hate-Watch

ImageCredit…Illustration by Eden Weingart By Sarah Miller I knew I would hate ‘The Princess Bride.’ What a delight to confirm not just my hunch, but that I know myself so well. May 18, 2020 “The Princess Bride” debuted on my 18th birthday — Sept. 25, 1987 — but did not find its way onto my…

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The Joy of Jogging Very, Very Slowly

ImageCredit…Illustration by Kaisha Murzamadiyeva/The New York Times It’s a great day for the race. The human race. At a contemplative pace. May 18, 2020 We were knee-deep in quarantine and the television was on. “Andrew Cuomo is talking about running!” I shrieked excitedly to my husband. “Running for president?” No. Known for his enjoyment of…

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The Joy of Perfecting the Sexy Selfie

ImageCredit…Illustration by Shane O’Neill/The New York Times and Adriana Ramic/The New York Times By Aminatou Sow Some people are raising little sourdough bread children. I am learning photography. Learning is learning. May 18, 2020 In a memorable episode of “30 Rock,” Tracy Jordan says: “I’m just going through the classic stages of grief: fear, denial,…

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