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In which Margaret & Sophie & Karen boss the Internet with impeccable discernment & insouciant charm. Cultural recommendations & commentary every Friday evening.


Margaret is a librarian, podcaster, culture writer, and self-described social media bon vivant based in Boston. You can find her on Twitter at @MrsFridayNext.
Karen Corday is a writer in Western Massachusetts.
Sophie Brookover is a culture writer in South Jersey. She's on Twitter, etc. at @sophiebiblio.