OK, I’ve worked at a weekly paper. I know how tough it is to put out annual summer guides and make them feel fresh. I mean, how many new things can you say about berrypicking and lighthouses?
But Seattle Weekly‘s latest issue gave me pause. They headlined their summer guide 50 Ways to Celebrate Global Warming.
All in good fun, I know. And I like good fun (I mean, look where I work). But I also know there are an awful lot of literal-minded readers out there. And now may not be the time to make this huge concern sound … fun.
I’ll lighten up now. Happy summer!