We live in an era when we’re expected to diversify rather than do one thing and do it well. Gone are the days of being able to luxuriate in focusing our efforts on a single skill, instead replaced by the assumption that in a diversified world, everyone should wear multiple hats (and update your company’s social media feeds, too). This has led to a smattering of all types of double dippers, such as the designer/directors, singer-songwriters, the actor/waiters and the masseuse/comedian/musician/dog-walker/mortgage brokers. Sometimes affectionately known as “slashies” due to their use of non-committal punctuation marks to define their careers, these people have recently extended their professional ambivalence to the public sector in the form of brick-and-mortar shop fronts. This story is from Kinfolk Issue Fifteen Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 19 Going Incognito We all secretly wonder what mischief we’d make if invisible: When our identity is hidden, everything seems possible. Arts & Culture Issue 19 The Best Policy Sometimes we talk to each other without feeling heard. Honesty—a most intimate interaction—can be just as thrilling as its more devious inverse. Arts & Culture Issue 19 A Sense of Suspense With unhinged imaginations and mountains of cliff-hangers, the filmmakers behind the sci-fi podcast Limetown have all the makings of a scary story. Arts & Culture Issue 19 Like Clockwork In this new column about time, we learn how slipping off our watches makes us feel like deadline-damning renegades. Food Issue 19 My Kitchen Table: Dominique Crenn French-born chef Dominique Crenn knows how to keep a level head and relishes the nights when she gets to cook to her own soundtrack.