- Here’s what Putin doesn’t understand.
- Current record for a New York City taxi medallion: just under $1 million.
- When empires retreat: The new new world order.
- The hunt for the lost white male Democratic voter.
- James Ellroy: “I hate hipsters, I hate liberals, I hate rock’n’rollers, I hate the counter-culture, I hate movie people. I want to go somewhere quiet, peaceful and decorous, and be radical in my mind.”
- Adam Driver as Boris, and other casting ideas for The Goldfinch: The Movie.
- Print and read: The murders that preceded the Boston bombings.
- Bonus print and read: Rick Perry and the Texas miracle that ain’t.