The plan, basically: bring back the two founders (who were estranged), focus entirely on mobile, and apologize as much as possible.
A moment of racism at Harvard leads the writer to consider Huckleberry Finn.
The frustrated – and well-hidden – story of Isabel Myers Briggs, inventor of the famous personality test.
Racial discrimination and the collection of small consumer debts.
Thursday, October 8
The men whose profitable (and self-serving) antics preserved what we know of the Brontë sisters.
An oral history of the disaster:
Someone said to me, or maybe I read it, that the problem of Chernobyl presents itself first of all as a problem of self understanding. That seemed right. I keep waiting for someone intelligent to explain it to me.
On the eve of their daughter's wedding, a divorced couple is confused by old feelings despite sexual identities.
They were raised Hasidic in Brooklyn. Now Abe Zeines and Meir Hurwitz live a decadent, booze-filled life in Puerto Rico. They are in their early 30s and rich enough to retire, while Wall Street is busy adopting the shady loan scheme they pioneered.
Wednesday, October 7
Why The Undefeated, a site announced more than two years ago, still hasn’t launched.
Karina Longworth is a film writer and the creator/host of You Must Remember This, a podcast exploring the secret stories of Hollywood.
“For me the thing that’s exciting about it is that it’s research, and it’s reportage, and it’s criticism. But it’s also art. It’s creatively done. It’s drama. It consciously tries to engage people on that emotional level.”