Notes of Werner Herzog, CEO Pay, and Bourdain in the Congo

White Pride in My ClassroomSalon

Face-to-face with a white supremacist, a professor of English

The Sky-High ClubThe New Yorker

There’s little evidence that high CEO pay leads to better company performance, but compensation packages keep rising.

Dribbling ManGrantland

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.”

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