Life choices, even seemingly minor ones, really do lead one down a path that is profound and not easily reversible.
While nothing could prepare us for this, it's equally true we've prepared this to exist. Absurd as it sounds. Absurd as it is. What a rush to learn aft…
In light of Lina Khan’s surprise bipartisan appointment as chair of the FTC a couple weeks back, and the fact that it’s summer and summer reading lists…
I can distinctly remember sitting on my dad’s lap behind the steering wheel during the first leg of the trip. He smoked a cigar as we barreled down the…
We learned just enough to be little and find still no escape at all. What worm is this? In what wood? I’ve met your enthusiasm, now lost to both of us.…
For about three months in 2016 I slept on a mattress that was on top of a mattress that was on top of a mattress. This creative arrangement came with t…
Poem for March 5th, 2021
A few notes about dietary absolutism in our culture at large, and in my life personally.
What can a fictitious small town in ‘flyover country’ teach us about the concentration of power in our economy?
Unpacking the conspiracy theorist's mindset
Why our obsession with efficiency is incompatible with democracy
Welcome to Poetic Fitness by me, Jeremy Schmall. I write about the dastardly world of fitness, send out weekly poems, and every once in a while write a…