On being kicked out of Doris Lessing’s house.
Showing posts tagged with #article
“The recent reemergence of mulatto identity isn’t about race, it’s about actively acknowledging a multiethnic reality in a simplistically racialized world.”
It wasn’t just the killing of Freddie Gray. Inside the complex legal infrastructure that encourages — and covers up — police violence.
In the 1890s, Sir William Osler, now regarded as something of a demigod in American medicine, created at the Johns Hopkins Hospital a novel system for training physicians after graduation from medical school. It required young physicians to reside in the hospital full-time without pay, sometimes for years, to learn how to care for patients under the close supervision of senior physicians.
To be thirteen, with a surfboard, in Hawaii.
It was a compendium of stories that saved the company that launched it, revolutionized the comics medium, and became the foundation of the multi-billion-dollar Marvel cinematic empire.
Everyone says they’ve got a book inside, but hundreds of people actually write them — and are preyed upon by scam artists. The greatest story of literary vigilantism ever told.
What’s behind the dream of colonizing Mars?