Filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón and his four years of production on Gravity.
Sunday, October 13
Saturday, October 12
“She taught me the tricks of trimming. She taught me to smile when my back ached. She taught me some Bengali words. Sab bhalo. It is all okay.”
Friday, October 11
What happened to “one of maybe 20 girls who became famous in the mid-’00s for posting photos of themselves on image boards.”
What it’s like to work for, compete against, and find out you’re the biological father of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. An excerpt from The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon.
Thursday, October 10
The White House’s unprecedented crackdown on reporters.
Confessions of a serial husband.
“I think I knew that at heart I was an aging spinster.”
Wednesday, October 9
"The older you get, you realize that no uncomfortable fact makes your story worse. Contradictions are great. What's bad, what to me is the worst journalistic sin, is ridiculous polemicism. ... To me, the contradictions, the story not turning out the way you want—you have to be a twig in the tidal wave of the story."
How race and recollection still frame an Alabama football fatality 40 years later.
How Chicago is key to a business moving tons of drugs for billions of dollars.