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My head nodded in agreement when I read this statement by John on his blog, Daring Fireball. In his post, John quotes a passage from an article written by Richard Hofstadter for Harper’s magazine in November 1964. The Paranoid Style in American Politics describes a politically charged, divided country. While reading the paragraph, it is easy to imagine Richard wrote the article just yesterday to describe our current climate. While the 1960s did not contain…
A helicopter pilot found a frozen glacial lake and hot mopped it to create a small playing surface. Two helicopters, several trips, and many COVID tests later, they played hockey. Red team vs. Blue team. With a single net, the men played two games of “half-ice,” hockey’s answer to half-court basketball. I love this—hockey’s version of Volta.…
A New York Times Magazine photo essay on the work behind mail-in ballots—from printing to counting. As always, the NYT crew creates a wonderful experience to tell the story.…