Rebecca Mead

7 articles
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The Rise of the Artisanal Funeral

A 30-year-old funeral director in LA wants to help the living get closer to death.

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Happy Ugly Feet

What’s behind the cyclical fashionability of the monstrously ugly Birkenstock?

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A City Run by Children

The theme-park chain where kids learn to pilot a plane, pay taxes, and pretend to be adults.

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Written Off

A profile of novelist Jennifer Weiner.

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Downtown's Daughter

An early profile of Lena Dunham.

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Better, Faster, Stronger

A profile of Tim Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour Body and The 4-Hour Workweek.

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Rage Machine

Andrew Breitbart’s empire of bluster.