On high school basketball star Chris Tang and the pressures of being the “Great Yellow Hope.”
Monday, December 17
Sunday, December 16
Saturday, December 15
Friday, December 14
Ten years ago, Jack Whittaker won the largest lotto jackpot in history. Then he lost everything.
Thursday, December 13
A Major League umpire learns that his children share the same deadly genetic disease.
On the reality TV empire of Thom Beers, creator of Deadliest Catch.
“Oh God, everybody hates Jane Austen. They don’t have the balls to say it.”
Elegy for Aleppo.
Wednesday, December 12
Revisiting a 30-year-old beating death in St. Louis.
Patrick Radden Keefe is a staff writer at The New Yorker.
"I tend not to like really prescriptive writing, and as often as not what I want to do is kind of get in and find the stories and the narratives almost as a delivery mechanism to just get people to sit up and think about it. Honestly, the areas that I'm interested in are so obscure, often, that the thing that I want is for people just to understand and care a little bit more than they did before."
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