Modern Adventuress

A weekly email letter by Jen Myers

Modern Adventuress is a free, weekly email newsletter full of curated links about culture, media, art and all other stories overlooked, unusual and/or offbeat. Plus regular reading/watching/listening recommendations, updates on my projects/writing and the very finest in animated gifs.


From 2014 to 2017, I wrote a brief essay every week in the newsletter. Beginning in 2018, those essays moved to the paid edition, but the first three years of essays are freely available to read at the newsletter essay archive.

A few of my favorite essays from the archive:


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