“He was, it must be said, a pig. And my heart grew fonder.”
Thursday, March 14
Wednesday, March 13
Jake Silverstein is editor-in-chief of Texas Monthly.
"Texas is not a frontier in the same way it was 150 years ago, but it still has a frontier mentality. And that's definitely true from a journalistic standpoint. ... You have more of a feeling that you're figuring things out for yourself. Which means that you make more mistakes, but you also have a little bit more leeway and freedom to find a certain path down here than you would if you were surrouded by other magazines and media companies."
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A profile of a 51-year-old preparing himself for the inevitable.
On Julian Jaynes, a Princeton psychologist who told the story of how humans learned to think.
Tuesday, March 12
Searching for a mysterious whirpool on an obscure map.
The history of blue jeans, “America’s greatest contribution to the global closet.”
Monday, March 11
A profile of Frank Lucas, whose life was the basis for the film American Gangster, decades after his days as a kingpin.