The California Dream is made possible by old water and big water. Unfortunately, the former doesn’t care about us, and the latter’s running dry.
Wednesday, May 14
Tuesday, May 13
The writings of Norwegian mass killer Anders Breivik are a copy-and-paste hodgepodge of “jeremiads against the scourge of cultural theory, lists of atrocities perpetuated by Muslims, and pages of derision of ‘female sluts,’ but also Wikipedia articles about sugar beet farming and investment tips.”
A Little League season in Camden, New Jersey, where the murder rate is 17 times the national average.
Monday, May 12
The saga of Naji Mansour.
Cory Booker, Chris Christie, and Mark Zuckerberg had a plan to reform Newark’s schools. They got an education.
Joe Frazier vs. Muhammad Ali, 20 years after their final fight.
Sunday, May 11
Will Vinton created the California Raisins, coined the term “claymation” and had a firm making $28 million a year in the late 1990s. By 2002, he was out of a job, replaced by a failed rapper who had gone by the name “Chilly Tee” and also happened to be the son of Nike co-founder Phil Knight.
An interview with Miley Cyrus.
Previously: Tavi Gevinson on the Longform Podcast.
On police brutality in New York and the race riots of 1964.