January: Sasha Frere-Jones leaves to annotate lyrics for Genius.
February: WebMD begins offering a service where you can have your illness diagnosed by Atul Gawande.
March: Roz Chast unveils her first Google Doodle.
April: Netflix replaces all film descriptions with new descriptions written by David Denby.
May: Janet Malcolm becomes longform editor at Twitter.
June: Jonathan Franzen debuts his new novel on a Seamless receipt.
July: James Surowiecki joins Clinkle as UNDISCLOSED POSITION.
August: John McPhee becomes an Uber driver and Roger Angell launches AngellList, an early-stage VC fund for startups focusing on memory and regret.
September: David Grann publishes a deeply-reported, 7,000 word description of a scarf on Etsy.
October: Jeffrey Toobin named Reddit mod of r/legaladvice.
November: David Remnick appears at Shingy’s doorstep, begging for an internship.
December: The New Yorker pivots to become a six-second video of a wiener dog twerking to a Beyoncé song.