“Ligurta Station, Arizona. The hottest town in America. It’s 120 in the shade. Can you dig it? Ron can. He’s been out here for the past five years, carving out his own little slice of heaven.”
He doesn’t really know. Never really has, actually, and that’s the way he likes it.
“The U.S. patent code was never meant to cover your genes, your cells, your blood, or the marrow in your bones. But it does. And the worst thing is, it’s too late for you to do anything about it. You’ve already been sold.”
“Charlize Theron is anxious. Not greatly anxious, not distraught, but still. Anxious.”
Centralia, Pennsylvania, used to be a place with kids and schools and churches and houses. Then the ground caught on fire.
George Spahn and his California ranch, before and after the Manson family showed up.
A profile of the boxer Floyd Patterson, after a painful loss to Sonny Liston.