From time to time, we’ll highlight some new newsletters on Substack so you can take pleasure in their existence and consider becoming a subscriber. Today, we present a panoply of publications that cover subjects as varied as skincare, Southeast Asia, sportsball, policy, podcasting, and pop culture. You can also check out our (admittedly barebones) discover page to find even more newsletters. Happy reading!
British author and head of podcasts for the New Statesman Caroline Crampton writes about the practice of podcasting and includes a weekly themed playlist of great shows.
Freelance policy journalist Rachel Cohen offers new reporting on labor, education, civil rights, cities, and more.
NBA analysis for international fans from American sportswriter Ian Thomsen, author of the upcoming book, The Soul of Basketball: The Epic Showdown Between LeBron, Kobe, Doc, and Dirk That Saved the NBA (April 17, 2018).
New Zealand-based journalist and author David Cohen turns a critical eye—and a hungry stomach—to Middle Eastern cuisine, featuring recipes, commentary, and gorgeous imagery.
A newsletter for smart people who want to stay informed about politics on the African continent, by the team of journalists behind the African Arguments news site.
Irreverent skincare advice from Nicole Cliffe, culture writer and co-founder of The Toast.
Weekly emails covering the must-know and emerging stories from across Southeast Asia by Jakarta-based journalist Erin Cook.
New York parties reviewed, gonzo-style, by two women about town. Their pitch to subscribers: “what else are you gonna do with five bucks? throw it in the trash??”
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