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Robert Oppenheimer on Albert Einstein and the Bomb
Though I knew Einstein for two or three decades, it was only in the last decade of his life that we were close colleagues and something of friends. But I thought that it might be useful, because I am…
Author: Julia Wick
Published: Feb. 27, 2015
Length: 1 minutes (415 words)
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@longreads 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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When You Make Lifetime Movies, Everyone Wants to Tell You Their Story
Still, the classic Lifetime movies were the rare piece of pop culture where everyone was in on the joke. As executives talk excitedly about the channel’s new direction, they’re well…
Author: Julia Wick
Published: March 5, 2015
Length: 1 minutes (290 words)
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@longreads 2 months, 2 weeks ago
5 SAVEs
‘I Only Read It For The Interviews’
In a 2014 interview with Playboy magazine, Gary Oldman offered a few thoughts on the scandals that destroyed Mel Gibson’s career. “I just think political correctness is…
Length: 15 minutes (3860 words)
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@rezaaslan 1 month, 1 week ago
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11Readscrowd curated longform For Hardee's workers, it's not a parable, it's a job washingtonpost.com In the Iowa countryside where Sen. Ernst climbed her way up, the path out of Hardee’s isn’t clear…
Source: 11reads.com
Length: 1 minutes (382 words)
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@readingtoday 2 months ago
In Honor of National Grammar Day: What It Was Like to Copy-Edit Pauline Kael
In honor of National Grammar Day—a relatively recent addition to the holiday mix, established in 2008—we are celebrating the copy-editing of Mary Norris. Norris has spent more than…
Author: Julia Wick
Published: March 4, 2015
Length: 1 minutes (332 words)
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@longreads 2 months, 2 weeks ago
1 SAVE
Robert Oppenheimer on Albert Einstein and the Bomb
Though I knew Einstein for two or three decades, it was only in the last decade of his life that we were close colleagues and something of friends. But I thought that it might be useful, because I am…
Author: Julia Wick
Published: Feb. 27, 2015
Length: 1 minutes (415 words)
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@MahmoudRamsey 2 months, 3 weeks ago
1 SAVE
The Man from Dream City
“You can be had,” Mae West said to Cary Grant in “She Done Him Wrong,” which opened in January, 1933, and that was what the women stars of most of his greatest hits were…
Length: 61 minutes (15463 words)
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@NewYorker 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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Tiny Houses, RVs, and Other Places We Call Home: A Reading List
For my husband and me, 2014 has been all about downsizing: we got rid of 80 percent of our belongings, moved out of San Francisco and into my parents’ home, and are currently building a…
Published: Nov. 5, 2014
Length: 1 minutes (407 words)
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@TinyHousesHQ 6 months ago
On Muppets & Merchandise: How Jim Henson Turned His Art into a Business
Elizabeth Hyde Stevens | Make Art Make Money | September 2013 | 17 minutes (4,102 words) In 2011, Longreads highlighted an essay called “Weekend at Kermie’s,” by Elizabeth Hyde…
Author: Longreads
Published: Sept. 18, 2013
Length: 16 minutes (4069 words)
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@mrcunsolo 6 months, 1 week ago
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Эффект колеи
В сентябре 2014 года на…
Source: postnauka.ru
Length: 15 minutes (3872 words)
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@DmitryKoganReal 6 months, 3 weeks ago
1 SAVE
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