This week: Joan Didion’s packing list, vegetable ice cream, a procrastination-prevention mantra and more.
Pranks: Journalists in this secret society try to sneak a certain phrase into their articles, via Business Insider.
Productivity: One tiny trick for beating procrastination in any area of your life, via Byrdie.
Movies: Directors narrate their favorite scenes—here’s one from the new Brian Wilson biopic Love and Mercy, via New York Times.
Travel: Of course Joan Didion’s packing list from 1979 is impeccably stylish. Of course, via Lists of Note.
Art: Every Sunday, this illustrator shares a doodle incorporating an everyday object in an unexpected way, via The Guardian.
Food: Have you heard of Lucky Peach? It’s a quarterly magazine from the Momofuku food empire. Whet your appetite (sorry) with this essay on vegetable ice cream, via Lucky Peach.
Word: pålegg (n.; Norwegian): sandwich-making supplies; anything you’d put on a sandwich.
Photography by Thomas Neal.