An oral history of the Tinderverse.
Thursday, September 11
On Norman Maclean’s Young Men and Fire and its lingering effects on our collective imagination and environment.
Wednesday, September 10
Sean Wilsey has written for The New Yorker, The London Review of Books, The New York Times, and McSweeney’s Quarterly, where he is an editor-at-large. His latest book is More Curious.
"I’m actually apparently a fairly competent person at getting things done, making deadlines and all these things. But the Wilsey you might get in the piece about NASA is the guy who eats a ton of oysters and drinks a lot of beer before getting on the vomit comet."
“You are reading this because you have no idea what NASA is doing. And NASA, tongue-tied by jargon, can’t figure out how to tell you. But the agency is engaged in work that can be more enduring and far-reaching than anything else this country is paying for.”
On the president’s campaign to crack down on campus rape.
Tuesday, September 9
On the universal drive to grow and reproduce.
A profile of the highest-paid female executive in America, who was born male.
On the failure of Minnesota’s child-protection agencies.