Whats up, and welcome to our 2022 Summer season Collection!
Each January, Ben and I take some much-needed time away from work and take a look at our greatest to stroll the slow-living stroll. However as an alternative of leaving your ears lonely over the vacations, each Thursday in January we’ll be revisiting considered one of our favorite episodes from the previous six years. So in the event you missed them the primary time round, or are taking one other hear with recent ears, we hope you take pleasure in these poggies as a lot as we did!
I’ve solely met Jess Davis in individual as soon as, however she is, unquestionably, considered one of my folks. Engaged, excitable, deeply human, curious and, as I as soon as informed her, she has a gold-plated bullshit detector.
It was an actual pleasure to sit down down and chat together with her again in June 2021, and we begin out by catching up on life in her nook of the world: NYC. Jess talks by means of the sluggish evolution of New York because the pandemic took maintain and ultimately receded, how the mass exodus of company America has modified the material of town and why, a minimum of in 2021, it grew to become town that sleeps (for some time).
We additionally speak about her rediscovery of old style movie images as an analog stand-in for social media, why she broke up together with her iPhone (once more) and what lastly led her to rekindle an acquaintance with it. We dig in to considered one of my favorite juicy matters: the commercialisation of ‘sluggish’ and Jess shares why she spent the previous two years feeling accountable for it.
Jess additionally talks about her resolution to make a video diary of the primary 100 days of lockdown in New York, and why we have to keep in mind – even when it hurts. Particularly when it hurts.
I couldn’t love this girl or this dialog extra, and I hope you benefit from the deep dive.
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