Sponsor: The Warby Parker Guide to Black Eyes and Secret Societies
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The Definitive Ray Davies Interview
In which the lead singer of The Kinks reveals, among other things, his true height.
The North West London Blues
In praise of the library as the rare “indoor public space in which you do not have to buy anything in order to stay.”
The Not So Secret Society
An aura of exclusion and elitism at Columbia University: “The question is not whether you are a New Yorker, but which New York you live in.”
Fly Trans-Love Airways
[Subscription Required] Rebellious teens and their longhaired antics on Sunset Boulevard.
Nothing to Worry About
An obituary for the greatest boxing writer of all time.
Ego (The Ali vs. Frazier Fight)
[Google Books] On a bout of hubris and brawn.
The Cruelest Sport
Hungry young men and savage strikes: the most mythopoeic sport of all.
The End and Don King