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what got you shook on this saturday // creator of unplugg’d and editor-in-chief of UP MAG // portfolio at beunpluggd.com/ngl

On figuring out our desires through structured chaos

For a while, all I wanted to do was toss frisbees and churn out stories on what interested me


On learning to love ourselves, not who we “should” be


On weighing the balance of self empathy and simplifying things in order to get them done

A picture on the road to Nowhere, Illinois as my girlfriend and I got vaccinated


Some things are out of our control

Some fucking beautiful million-dollar homes I saw in Lincoln Park, Chicago


NGL writes about his personal social media paradox and the trappings of taking just one more dopamine hit

Ah yes, that magical pill that lets you read the stock market like a book and travel the world


In its 47-year-run, D&D Finer Foods — a local grocery store in Evanston, IL — has gained a cult following among nearby Northwestern students. But what happens when a pandemic hits and undergrads skip town?

(Photo by D&D Finer Foods / Photo Illustration by Nathan Graber-Lipperman)

NGL writes about combatting perceptions of worthlessness and going to therapy for the first time

(Photo Illustration by Nathan Graber-Lipperman)


NGL writes on the balance between apathy and overload. Plus: big moves from the Kris Jenner of streetwear, Among Us memes, and some mischief

(Illustration by Nathan Graber-Lipperman)

Thunder Cloud by Carly Schulman / Illustration by Nathan Graber-Lipperman

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