White Pride in My Classroom – Salon
Face-to-face with a white supremacist, a professor of English
The Sky-High Club – The New Yorker
There’s little evidence that high CEO pay leads to better company performance, but compensation packages keep rising.
Dribbling Man – Grantland
Richard Swanson launched a quixotic quest to dribble a soccer ball from Seattle to San Paulo for World Cup, only to die along the way. Just how badly did he want to get away from his life?
The Long Con – Indianapolis Monthly
How do you perpetrate one of the biggest frauds in Indiana history, rake in millions of dollars, and then get away with it?
Werner Herzog’s Note to his Cleaning Lady – Sabotage Times
“You constantly revile me with your singular lack of vision. Be aware, there is an essential truth and beauty in all things. From the death throes of a speared gazelle to the damaged smile of a freeway homeless.”
Whispering, Come Find Out – Anthony Bourdain
“It is the most relentlessly fucked over nation in the world, yet it has long been my dream to see the Congo. And for my sins, I got my wish.”
The Baby in the Well – The New Yorker
Empathy is the buzzword of our time, but Paul Bloom argues that empathy is “parochial, narrow-minded, and innumerate.”