The Target Is Rock In a 1990 article in the LA Times, written right in the thick of the music censorship movement in America, Chuck Phillips writes about the slippery slope the country was sliding down.
If Dinosaurs Had Never Gone Extinct, They Might Have Evolved Into ‘Dinosauroids’ On Unbelievable Facts, Aswathy Gopinath writes about an astounding and probably baseless but still fascinating idea that had the Troodon dinosaur continued to evolve it would have become an intelligent humanoid by now.
Psychopaths and the Rest of Us On Hazlitt, Laura Smith writes about her tepid dalliance into the world of psychopaths for an article idea that seems to have just kind of petered out.
Shoes and Nazi Bazookas In a 2009 article in Spiegel, Robert Kuhn and Thomas Thiel write about the time during WWII that the Nazis redirected the shoe company that would become Adidas and Puma into the shoulder-mounted rocket launcher business.
How to Train a Cadaver Dog Some brief tips from Mallia Wollan in the New York Times.
The Democrats’ Existential Battle: Achieving Real Democracy On Dissent, Jedediah Purdy asks how the organizing grassroots left can bring democracy back to a country where the governing institutions have been arranged as barriers to democracy? It will be tricky.
Duffus Castle (1151) A page with a link to a neat PDF showing an historically accurate digital recreation of a 12th c. castle in the north of Scotland.
Why Did Chigurh Unncessarily Shoot the Bird? On Stack Exchange Movies, amid a few other, lesser entries, Duke Zhou discusses the symbolism behind a brief, seemingly superfluous scene in the film version of No Country For Old Men.
Errol Morris On His Steve Bannnon Doc: ‘What Have I Done?’ In Vanity Fair, Ben Croll interviews documentary filmmaker Errol Morris to explore whether he is culpable for shining a light on Steve Bannon’s ideology.