“Though the world wouldn’t catch on until disaster struck, a tight-knit community of seafarers, explorers, and bold submariners worried for years that Stockton Rush’s OceanGate implosion was all but guaranteed.”
“Former Secret Service agent Paul Landis, largely silent for 60 years, says he found a bullet in Kennedy’s limo. A sometime presidential historian explains why that’s so significant, if true.”
This week we are sharing stories from Janell Ross, Jude Isabella, Arthur Asseraf, Lex Pryor, and Diane Mehta.
“On a long ramble through London, Phoebe Waller-Bridge talks about the journey from Fleabag to Indiana Jones, pausing only to greet birds and besotted fans.”
Amid a new flurry of media coverage, we revisit some of our favorite stories about ufologists and close encounters.
“Climate. Housing. Crime. Depending on who you ask, the Golden State is a bellwether for progress, or a liberal hellscape. A journey through a land in crisis.”
This week, we’re highlighting stories by Meagan Gillmore, Teju Cole, Maureen Ryan, Katie Baker, and Imogen West-Knights.
“The show was a groundbreaking smash, but behind the scenes it devolved into such toxicity that even co-showrunner Damon Lindelof now says of his leadership: ‘I failed.'”
Great writing begets great writing — and the commentary around the HBO smash hit is some of the best around.
“Give me the weird tics, the turns of phrase, the strange beginnings. Give me the writer in their natural habitat.”