Rupert the News King, his shell of denial broken
E. L. Doctorow, Margaret Atwood, and Martin Amis, share their dislike of the place we live
Blake Masters: Peter Thiel’s CS183: Startup - Class 4 Notes Essay -
This is a better article than the one that references it, David Brooks’ “Most E-Mailed” by NYTimes readers.
Which of these makes you think with more perceptiveness, mental endurance: exercise, caffeine, or alcohol?
Anderson Cooper on Travon, and other crimes against humanity
A solution to the mystery of why there was no Pulitzer prize for fiction this year
One of the great things about The Writers’ Almanac are quotes like this: ” The human race has not devised any way of dissolving barriers, getting to know the other chap fast, breaking the ice, that is one-tenth as handy and efficient as letting you and the other chap, or chaps, cease to be totally sober at about the same rate in agreeable surroundings. — from Kingsley Amis, whose birthday’s today.
A surprise and some might say unfair loser of the year in books
Why More Men Than Women Self publish
As tax time comes I’m wondering if there should be an ego tax. Guys like Trump, say, might pay a little extra.