A profile from his days living as a mountain monk in Southern California.
Wednesday, April 11
BARR: What makes you laugh? BERNHARD: Well, it's really a myriad of things, but usually it's something that's very organic. It's something that happens on the street. BARR: Like fat people falling down? BERNHARD: No, no . . . [laughs] BARR: That really cracks me up. It's terrible.
Tuesday, April 10
How KFC brought fried chicken to China and Africa as U.S. sales slumped.
Colonialism, the convertible peso, and the strange dance between the cheap beach tourist and the tour guide tout.
Monday, April 9
On living alone, which more people are doing today than ever before.
A writer’s trip home to Hot Springs, Arkansas, and the racetrack inextricably linked with the histories of his family and his hometown.
The toll of being a cop on the most successful force in the country.