Wait but Why

Wait but Why

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A popular long-form, stick-figure-illustrated blog about almost everything.

Employing simple language and witty memes to tell its stories, Wait but Why serves content on almost any subject you can think about. From presumably simple topics like procrastination to more complicated ones like artificial intelligence, every time a new post is published - you’re in for a treat. Every Sunday, for a limited time after subscribing, you’ll receive a throwback series of emails containing the most popular post (36 to be precise) and as for the new stuff, you’ll receive each new post as it comes out. 

So if you’re interested in learning “Why You Should Stop Caring What Other People Think" or "Why Gen Y Yuppies Are Unhappy" - subscribe and dive deep! 


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Steadily building a reputation as one of the most popular writers on the internet, Tim Urban is a writer passionate about communicating in simple, humorous sentences and interesting stick-figure illustrations. Tim, alongside Andrew Finn, started Wait but Why in 2013 as a blog for writing stories across various subjects. Today, the blog has grown and garnered millions of page viewers and famous fans like Elon Musk.


Wait but Why is a free newsletter. The subscription will give you access to new posts when they come out and a limited series containing the most popular post from the archives every Sunday. New blog posts are being published very sporadically, but from the latest FB post, it seems that the reason is that Tim Urban is writing a book. Anyway, I encourage you to subscribe and while you wait for the next genius blog post, follow @waitbutwhy on Twitter for bite-sized content and updates.  

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