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The Cult of Jurassic Park
Enough about Star Wars fanboys. The Jedi Council is adjourned until there's something new to bitch about. I'm here to talk about a rarer specimen: the Jurassic Park fanboy. We yup, we are out…
Length: 11 minutes (2991 words)
The Truth About Debt At Barcelona And Real Madrid
Despite their failure to reach next month’s Champions League final, Barcelona and Real Madrid are by common consent the best two club sides in world football. Featuring superstars such as…
Published: April 30, 2012
Length: 20 minutes (5038 words)
Weekend Reading: Incompetence and Innocence
Last week, we started the column Weekend Reading, which will include some New Yorker editor’s favorite long-form magazine journalism from the past week. Many of the choices come from following…
Published: May 18, 2012
Length: 1 minutes (423 words)
Matty Moroun, Detroit's Border Baron
On the morning of January 12, Matty Moroun, an 84-year-old billionaire, walked into the Wayne County courthouse in downtown Detroit for a hearing on sanctions for civil contempt. He was an hour late.…
Published: May 3, 2012
Length: 13 minutes (3466 words)
Matty Moroun, Detroit's Border Baron
On the morning of January 12, Matty Moroun, an 84-year-old billionaire, walked into the Wayne County courthouse in downtown Detroit for a hearing on sanctions for civil contempt. He was an hour late.…
Published: May 3, 2012
Length: 13 minutes (3466 words)
A Physicist on Everest: How Body and Mind Break Down at Elevation [Excerpt]
Image: COURTESY SIMON & SCHUSTER What a Plant Knows How does a Venus flytrap know when to snap
Length: 2 minutes (722 words)
How To Barbecue Chicken Thighs: A Guide For People Who Aren't Assholes
So it's Labor Day weekend, the holiday that offers up togetherness and honoring American labor as flimsy pretexts for men across the land to stand next to fire, poking things. Even now the Dad types…
Source: deadspin.com
Length: 6 minutes (1741 words)
Unmasking Reddit's Violentacrez, The Biggest Troll on the Web
Last Wednesday afternoon I called Michael Brutsch. He was at the office of the Texas financial services company where he works as a programmer and he was having a bad day. I had just told him, on…
Source: gawker.com
Length: 18 minutes (4743 words)
Pete Doherty on heroin, life in Paris and his new film
'For a little while maybe I did fall for my own mythology' … Pete Doherty. Photograph: David Levene for the Guardian In a Paris attic apartment decorated like a 19th-century dandy's den, a rottweiler…
Published: Dec. 2, 2012
Length: 9 minutes (2426 words)
Operation Delirium
At an Army research facility, a soldier given a powerful mind-altering drug said, “I feel like my life is not worth a nickel here.”
Published: Dec. 17, 2012
Length: 3 minutes (960 words)
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