How an increase in the earth’s temperature could wipe out a continent.
Wednesday, January 4
Tuesday, January 3
Monday, January 2
A memory of interviewing the late great songwriter Townes Van Zandt shortly before his death.
The dissolution of Brooklyn softcore skin-mag Jacques and the marriage of the couple that created it.
The phrase “knew how to wear clothes” is a loaded one. To “know how to wear clothes” is another way of saying that Cary Grant embodied class, which is to say high class: Grant wore well-tailored clothes, and he knew how to hold himself in them. But he came from nothing, and the way he wore clothes was just as much of a performance as his refined trans-Atlantic accent, his acrobatic slapstick routines, and his masterful flirtation skills.
Sunday, January 1
On “If You Are the One”, the smash hit Chinese dating show that raised the ire of censors.
A speech on the value of being alone with your thoughts, delivered to the plebe class at West Point.
Because business ebbs and flows with the seasons and the economy, Holmes, who lives in Upper Marlboro, has always kept a variety of sidelines, including a job driving a limousine for nine years to put his oldest daughter through a private high school and college. These days, at gigs, he hands out a stack of million-dollar "bills" printed with his image and his current enterprises: bandleader, commercial mortgage broker, hard money lender (slogan: "Hard Money with a Soft Touch").
Saturday, December 31
A step-by-step proposal for fixing the broken economics of big-time college sports.