The Mad Men Guide to a Manly Haircut →
Do you think advertising clients and women would take Don Draper seriously if he combed his hair forward and spiked it up front like many young men do these days?
Can Christiania Survive?: A countercultural... →
Nearly four decades later, issues of tenancy, building maintenance, dispute resolution, and collections for the common purse continue to be handled in monthly meetings for each of the Freetown’s 15 designated areas. There is no real estate market, speculative or otherwise. Change of residence is transaction-free; the right to occupy a given residence is decided by vote.
Downtown is for People →
No one can find what will work for our cities by looking at the boulevards of Paris, as the City Beautiful people did; and they can’t find it by looking at suburban garden cities, manipulating scale models, or inventing dream cities.
Resistance Is Futile →
A less powerful new drug called PAS, which he tried in 1949, didn’t make him so sick, but apparently didn’t much bother the tuberculosis bacilli, either. In January of 1950, an artery burst in his lungs, and at the age of 46, George Orwell drowned in his own blood.
Hemingway Reports Spain →
Since I had seen them last spring, they have become soldiers. The romantics have pulled out, the cowards have gone home along with the badly wounded. The dead, of course, aren’t there.
"Heavenly Father!" "I love you all!" "I love... →
As the back wall begins to breathe in and out and the roaring gets louder and you sort of know in your bones that it’s coming, Nathan starts sobbing that he doesn’t want to die, and you can’t imagine what it feels like as a mother to hear your seven-year-old saying that.
Terror, Tragedy And Hope In Tuscaloosa →
How do you tell the story of the deadliest tornado in the history of Alabama?
Our Ode to the Fantasy Football Commissioner →
To run your fantasy league is to be a merchant in misery, and it’s always a seller’s market.
Bond of Brothers →
If anything, this highlights the central knock against the Schleck boys — they are really, really nice. Maybe too nice.