Thoughts on race and adoption.
Wednesday, November 12
Tuesday, November 11
A jury recommends life in prison; the judged orders a death sentence.
On an African-American entrepreneur and race in Silicon Valley.
Sixteen years after he was exposed as the most fraudulent journalist of his generation, Stephen Glass is confronted by an old friend.
Monday, November 10
“Fuck everything, I thought. Bring on the cascading interventions. And they came.”
The inside story of how the city, broke and bleak and nearing the edge, saved itself.
L’Wren Scott went from bullied Mormon teen to international model to Hollywood stylist to fashion designer, becoming Mick Jagger’s girlfriend in the process. In March, she took her own life.
Mars One says it will send four people to colonize the planet by 2025. The company claims more than 200,000 have paid to apply for the privilege. But a deep look at Mars One’s plan and its finances reveals that not only is the goal a longshot, it might be a scam.
Sunday, November 9
He was America’s first celebrity chef, setting the hedonistic tone of California cuisine in the ’70s and ’80s. Then Jeremiah Tower lost his restaurant and ended up in Mexico, exiled from the booming culinary culture he helped create. Now, at 71, he’s coming home to take over the kitchen at Tavern on the Green.