Hold On.

Jen Freymond
4 min readSep 4, 2021

Things feel hopeless right now, I know. There’s never been a shortage of dark shit going on in the world, but this current time is the darkest in my lifetime. The kind of darkness I couldn’t have imagined as a younger person. It feels like we’re in the midst of the apocalypse. And maybe we are.

The global pandemic has been devastating, but what really causes the most pain is how many stupid, selfish fucking assholes refuse to get vaccinated or wear a mask. They’re barfing their “freedom” all over the graves of the hundreds of thousands of people this virus has killed in this country, and all the health care…

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Jen Freymond

Co-host of the podcast “I Never Saw That.” Humor writer and satirist. Find my work in McSweeney’s, The Belladonna, Little Old Lady, etc... Twitter: @jenfreymond