Melissa Kirsch
melissakirsch
Editor-in-Chief, Lifehacker
May 15
2

oh man! i like her, and i’m sad to see her go. after i finally manage to make it to a liquor store i’ll sit on my porch with a pitcher of ice water and a bottle of pastis and drink to her health and fame. Read more

Mar 25
2

Makes total sense - Alchemist was big thing here in Poland. Bigger than in most of other places. Read more

Mar 25
3

I’d take it you do know what they call a quarter pounder with cheese in Paris. Welcome to Lifehacker.

Mar 23
5

Back in the 70s and 80s the surrounding neighborhood had become rundown and high crime. When my parents stopped there during a family roadtrip to LA, we were warned not to park our car on the street and to keep everything locked in the trunk or at least out of view from the windows. Now, with almost every parcel of Read more

Jan 8
9

I have always been suspicious of artists who claim they can’t create anything of value while sober. I’ve never found my drunk writing to be any better than my sober writing, but I have to admit that some of my best ideas come to me once my inhibitions have been lowered by alcohol. Could a sober mind create SPAM Read more

Jan 6
1

Meanwhile, the Criterion Channel is featuring a program of 70s sci-fi which I highly recommend 👍👍 Read more

Jan 6
1

This is one of those times I wish Canadian Netflix mirrored American Netflix more closely, because Betty White: First Lady of Television isn’t showing as upcoming yet. *sobs*

Dec 16
1

Please don’t let my wife find out Private Practice is coming back. She’ll put it on an endless loop of incestuous intra-office adultery.

Nov 25
6

Spotify Premium is by far the most useful streaming service in my bloated portfolio of apps. I use it every day and have come to take for granted having basically every song ever recorded at my fingertips at all times.  Read more

Nov 25
12

Which one offered the ability to listen to whatever songs/albums you wanted whenever you wanted first? I remember Pandora and Slacker before Spotify but I can’t remember one service that did what Spotify did before they did it that wasn’t trash (I remember a few that didn’t last because of a terrible interface and Read more

Nov 25
11

Some of my all-time favorite music is from discovering one song on Discover Weekly and diving into the artist’s catalog 

Nov 25
14

This. In my 20's I gave up on finding new music, just set Pandora to bands I liked. I had just decided “I guess I’m an old man now, and we don’t like new things”, but since I’ve been checking Spotify’s Discover Weekly playlist that’s curated for me, I find 100s of new songs I love every year, from bands I never would Read more