“In its pre-pandemic heyday, we very narrowly thought of the commute as doing one job: getting us to and from our place of work. But clearly, the commute was doing something more, something that we failed to appreciate. What was it?” The Atlantic: The Psychological Benefits of Commuting to Work. (It’s not about commuting to work. It’s about being alone in a car, and it works a lot better during weeks when Howard Stern is on the air. Bababooey.)