Adam Gopnik’s The Next Thing about Michel Houellebecq’s biting French satire. cf. Matt Ruff’s inverted 9/11 story I never read.
Jill Lepore’s The Cobweb on archiving the internet. Way more than archive.org
Rebecca Mead’s When I Grow Up, about the work theme park for kids where Cammie Dunway ex-Nintendo went.
Raffi Khatchadourian’s We Know How You Feel the rise of affective computing, computers reading your emotions.
The New Yorker moved.
Adam Gopnik’s The Driver’s Seat is a great read. Trying to get his lisc in nyc in his 50’s, I think.
Still need to read Alice by Elizabeth Harrower
Sneaky Dec 15th. Steph probably likes this cover
Tad Friend (!) on Vine videos: Hollywood and Vine. Story is LA-based as well.
Evgenia Arbugaeva’s amazing photos of Russian Arctic.
Anthony Lane on Inherent Vice
Alex Ross on the organ in LA Disney Hall, Hurricaine Mama
Savage Breast by Elizabeth McKenzie. Need to read.
Michael Pollan’s The Trip Treatment, the rise and renaissance in psychedelic research
Peter Schjeldahl’s The Art World on Piero di Cosimo an oddball genius
Amelia Gray’s fiction “Labyrinth” need to read
Joseph Mitchell’s A Place of Pasts, city dreams from an unfinished memoir of new york
Dandy issue – Feb 23 and Mar 2, 12 covers!
***Mary Norris’s Holy Writ, a copy editor tells all
Ian Parker on The Shape of Things to Come on Apple computers designs
Zadie Smith on Key and Peele
new Murakami: “Kino”