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In The Drunk Tank

Brandon Claycomb spends the night in a Kentucky jail so that you don’t have to. Continue reading

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Ivy Leaguers, Tiger Mothers, and “Excellent Sheep”: A Discussion with William Deresiewicz

In this far-ranging discussion, Greg Olear talks to the author of Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life about the problems with higher education, politics, the left, and Obama. Continue reading

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The Road to Exile: Biographer Robert Greenfield on Life with The Stones in the Early Seventies

In 1971, the Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World was bulletproof, and biographer Robert Greenfield was there, reporting well and truly on the continued rise of the decadent, determined, devilish Rolling Stones. Our own J.M. Blaine chats with Greenfield about his never-boring third installment of Rolling Stones reminiscences and interviews, “Ain’t It Time We Said Goodbye.” Continue reading

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Sunday Light and Word – You Are Smashing

“Searching the angles of chance” Continue reading

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THINGS WE DON’T CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK: WHACHUWHACHU DON’TWANT

Every single thing that we shouldn’t be talking about now combined in one easy-to-swallow gel cap. Continue reading

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Are You Ready for Some Football: An Introductory Guide to the English Premier League

Great Britain’s own James D. Irwin breaks down the EPL teams for the casual American fan. Continue reading

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Food As Sport, The Legend of Joey “Jaws” Chestnut

In time for county-fair season, pathologist and writer John Biemer on the phenomenon of eating competitions in this our land of largesse. Continue reading

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