1. Sea shanties are all over social media and I am here for it. In fact, I’m about ready to sign up for TikTok, since that’s where they’re all starting. This bass dueted a solo this Scottish postman put up:

@_luke.the.voice_##duet with @nthnevnss love this 🥰🥰##stitch ##viral ##sing ##fyp ##foru ##foryou ##xyzbca ##xyzcba ##blowthisup♬ original sound – N A T H A N E V A N S S

And then it spread:

@jonnystewartbass##duet with @the.bobbybass SHANTY TIME once again! Adding a lower middle harmony 🙂 @nathanevanss @_luke.the.voice_ @apsloan01 ##shantytok ##wellerman♬ original sound – N A T H A N E V A N S S

And now everyone is doing it:

@majin.bae##duet with @sampopemusic I- uh, *smoke bomb!* ##literalduet ##seashanty ##rowmebullyboys ##piratecore ##apple ##fyp ##MoneyTok ##larpersoftiktok
♬ original sound – Sam Pope

 

2. He has a point:

3. It’s been a long two weeks (remember the coup attempt?!) but I have Monday off. I’m taking Tuesday off, too, so I will be back on Wednesday–a day that’s going to be great (Inauguration Day) and terrible (the second anniversary of my mom’s death). Such is life, I guess. Have a good weekend, friends.