“For every other kid in the room, the science experiment probably amounts to just another classroom activity, but for the Nashes the project is a reminder of Molly’s own fight for life and the controversial cutting-edge medicine that saved her.”
Tuesday, October 16
How FC Barcelona became the most successful - and most beloved - club in soccer.
Monday, October 15
On Queens’ stubbornly unchanging Roosevelt Avenue, where immigrants pay $2 a song to grind against hired dancers and shuttered houses of prostitution have given way to rolling brothel-vans.
Stalking bluefin tuna, the most valuable wild animal in the world.
Sunday, October 14
I can’t ask anything. Once in a while if I’m forced into it I will conduct an interview, but it’s usually pro forma, just to establish my credentials as somebody who’s allowed to hang around for a while. It doesn’t matter to me what people say to me in the interview because I don’t trust it.
The tragi-comic career of a nobody comedian from the 1940s who ditched his wife, child, and eventually his own name.
Saturday, October 13
Captain Iván Castro, who lost his vision in Iraq, runs the Boston Marathon.
How Barack Obama decided to green-light the operation that killed Osama bin Laden.
Friday, October 12
An argument for outing a notorious message board member: “Under Reddit logic, outing Violentacrez is worse than anonymously posting creepshots of innocent women, because doing so would undermine Reddit’s role as a safe place for people to anonymously post creepshots of innocent women. I am OK with that.”