The sinking of the Costa Concordia cruise ship.
Friday, April 20
Thursday, April 19
Collusion, sabotage, violence—inside Montreal’s no-holds-barred snow removal racket.
On the possibility of “fluid intelligence.”
At 67, the American Bandstand icon remains “one hard-working mother.”
Wednesday, April 18
How killing by remote control has changed the way we fight.
On the trade school’s business model and its founder, a former movie producer named Jerry Sherlock.
Attending the two-day-long “Crap$ 101” course, where aspiring craps players learn the Golden Touch system of betting, visualize dice tosses, and pursue the elusive “controlled throw.”
Tuesday, April 17
An interview with the experimental filmmaker and Hollywood chronicler Kenneth Anger, 85.
Neal punctuated Jack’s riffing with his “yesses” and “that’s rights,” head bobbing on his neck like a novice prizefighter’s. After four years of New York nihilism and intellection, Neal – wiping Jack’s face with his handkerchief – Neal – who looked so much like Jack himself, an athlete like Jack – celebrated lover of women and sharer of Allen’s passionate dark soul – finally the long-lost brother who said, “Go ahead, everything you do is great” – “a Western kinsmen of the sun” – “a wild yea-saying over-burst of American joy.”
The life and myth of Neal Cassady, Beat companion and muse for Kesey, Wolfe, Kerouac, Ginsberg, The Grateful Dead and more.