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Brant Charles's Commencement Speech To MIT
bullshit: aedison: I’m Brant Charles, and 14 years ago I was just like you. Now I’m a meta-physicist. Being a meta-physicist is awesome and it isn’t even hard. Newton discovered gravity whilst lounging under a tree. Einstein came up with most of his theories by daydreaming. Stephen Hawking just sits in a chair all day. And the stuff we do is fun, too. Galileo? Dropping the feather and the...
Asked where the goal ranks on a resume filled with highlight reel goals, Ovechkin, who has 21 goals and 21 assists in his past 27 games, smiled and said, “I don’t know. Maybe top 20?”
The Cop Cab Manifesto
doree: caro: Despite having lived in New York for almost three years now (I’m not counting the half-dozen years I lived here as a kid) I was never actually aware of the fact that sometimes a cab is not a cab, it’s a cop car. Until tonight, when I saw one. The thing was roaring down 2nd Avenue, lights flashing and sirens on, and I was like “whoa.” So I posted to Twitter, “OMG just saw a cab...
leitch: Just spent an hour interviewing naked athletes. Witnessed this exchange: Reporter: This week’s game is a chance to clinch the division. How important is that? Brandon Jacobs: It’s very important. Journalism!
A Long Time Coming
So this is it: the end, the apogee, the walk-into-a-bookstore-and-get-it edition of what we were working on for 15 months. It’s now on Amazon for $16. If you saw the big Nov. 6 issue of Newsweek, or the free Web version, you’ve basically read it, but this hardcover edition has one or two extra elements and is quite handsome. On an interior page, it says that the book was reported by...
Sport of Kings
“Fierce in Flight: Md. Falconer and His Hawk Scour Woods for Her Dinner,” by Steve Hendrix: Dorsch unleashed his beagle, and it immediately plunged wiggling into the brush. Next, Dorsch released his grip on the woven leather straps tied around Libby’s fearsome talons, and she flapped up to a nearby branch, bare of leaves and bouncing under her weight. … Suddenly, Chatta...
Finally, a song that captures my quotidian life in...
Jesus. Even the NHL’s scandals are boring.