You’re reading Candy for Breakfast, a weekly newsletter by me, Max Nussenbaum. It’s about funny feelings, niche intellectual interests, and how to be alive, and it’s delivered every other Sunday.

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spelunker, herpetologist, ultracrepidarian, propagandist, has a hook-hand. also, I once won the new yorker cartoon caption contest.