“If I were a bitch, I’d be in love with Biff Truesdale. Biff is perfect. He’s friendly, good-looking, rich, famous, and in excellent physical condition. He almost never drools.”
Saturday, December 14
Friday, December 13
What the CIA really knew about Robert Levinson, a retired FBI agent who disappeared in 2007.
Thursday, December 12
Adventures in acedia, from Aquinas to Bartleby.
“How much money do you make? And do you shave your pubic hair?”
Wednesday, December 11
A dispatch from Camden, “America’s most desperate town.”
New York’s Pastor Parker and his growing string of Liberty Churches, each of which will “adopt the culture of its neighborhood.”
"I think a good editor has a strong stomach for crazy assholes. Because often crazy assholes are really brilliant great writers."
Fast-food workers, the minimum wage, and a future served by robot labor.
Tuesday, December 10
A battle against an invasive breed of ants has begun in Texas. It also might be over already.