By Susanna King
Artist/MaterialistAug 24, 2018
Ep. 38 - Envisioning a Reusable Future
We discuss the article "Meet Loop, the new zero-waste platform for consumer products" by Adele Peters in Fast Company. Our conversation touches on recycling, bulk shopping, delivery services, conference swag, and microplastics.
#recycling #environment #shopping
Ep. 37 - Navigating the World of Dating Apps
We discuss the article "How Tinder Changed Dating for a Generation" by Ashley Fetters in The Atlantic.
In this episode:The history of dating apps and online dating What's made some apps succeed and others fail Fear Of a Better Option (FOBO) Why it's harder to meet people in person nowadays How dating can actually be hard work
Ep. 36 - Hopepunk: A light in the dystopian darkness
We discuss the article "Hopepunk, explained: the storytelling trend that weaponizes optimism" by Aja Romano in Vox.
Ep. 35 - Searching for the World's Best Strawberries
We discuss the article "How Driscoll's Reinvented the Strawberry" by Dana Goodyear in the New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/08/21/how-driscolls-reinvented-the-strawberry/amp
Ep. 34 - Kids, Screens & Mental Health
We discuss the article "Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?" by Jean M. Twenge in The Atlantic.
Ep. 33 - Crops vs. Water in California
We discuss the article "A Kingdom from Dust" by Mark Arax in the California Sunday Magazine (https://story.californiasunday.com/resnick-a-kingdom-from-dust).
Ep. 32 - We're back with a book club for long reads
We've returned from our break with a slight format change. Check our blog at artistmaterialist.com to see which article we'll be discussing next week.