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An Open Letter to the Girl I Pretended To Have a Crush On in Eighth Grade

Dear Tracy Dolan, Every gay teenager has a different strategy for surviving adolescence. Some join the choir, some write or paint, some play sports, some try to make themselves invisible. And some,…
PUBLISHED: Jan. 15, 2013
LENGTH: 22 minutes (5664 words)

Nate Silver: it's the numbers, stupid

Nate Silver: 'It's numbers with their imperfections versus bullshit.' Photograph: Mike McGregor for the Observer Nate Silver is a new kind of political superstar. One who actually knows what he's…
PUBLISHED: Nov. 17, 2012
LENGTH: 10 minutes (2568 words)