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Killing time in Thailand

October 22, 2020 4:19 pm

By Day 11, I understand why my windows are sealed shut and why I am not allowed knives

Back to my Toots

October 22, 2020 4:04 pm

Farewell to the father of reggae

A cautionary tale about how democracy can subvert itself

October 22, 2020 9:49 am

Bunga Bunga reviewed

You’re not going to get a better spin on bromance — brobably

October 22, 2020 9:44 am

The Climb reviewed

Winston Churchill’s remarkable love of science

October 22, 2020 9:20 am

In the 1920s and 1930s he wrote articles on popular science

I’m now considered a freak in New York

October 22, 2020 9:15 am

A fierce dedication to family and country is now considered anathema, like having good manners or wearing a suit

Nice and nasty

October 21, 2020 4:00 pm

The mother of all school controversies

Booker prized

October 21, 2020 9:35 am

Notes on a New Orleans professor

Sensei it again

October 19, 2020 12:40 pm

The return of the Karate Kid

Like a weird episode of Downton — with less sexual chemistry

October 15, 2020 12:39 pm

Rebecca reviewed

Is Apple TV’s Tehran the new Fauda?

October 15, 2020 12:22 pm

I had such high hopes for Tehran but it feels like you’re watching a video game

Why can’t we talk about the Great Barrington Declaration?

October 15, 2020 12:15 pm

The three scientists who created it aren’t outliers or cranks, but professors at Oxford, Harvard and Stanford

The terror of choosing the wrong email sign off

October 15, 2020 10:14 am

Emails seem easy-going, but we’re using them for lots of work messages too

Why we should consider testing COVID on prisoners

October 15, 2020 9:04 am

If COVID had immediate effects (your hair instantly turned purple) we might have cracked the problem by now

Why must we ‘live with’ coronavirus?

October 14, 2020 2:27 pm

Living with is a phrasal verb first applied, in the 17th century, to spouses

In the soup

October 14, 2020 1:48 pm

An appreciation of cuisine’s kindest course

Morals and mortality

October 14, 2020 1:36 pm

How will we remember the great musicians of the past?

Pimp’s paradise

October 14, 2020 11:09 am

Nevada’s legal brothels are a disaster for women

Bring back robber barons

October 13, 2020 11:19 pm

Why can’t Amazon and Facebook do what Carnegie and Rockefeller did?

Ports for any storm

October 13, 2020 3:29 pm

A winery is fortifying New York

Yelp’s anti-racist social credit nightmare

October 12, 2020 12:54 pm

The company’s ‘Business Accused of Racist Behavior’ tag is straight out of the CCP playbook

Don’t listen to the health fascists — drink up

October 12, 2020 11:55 am

If alcohol can be part of a healthy lifestyle, it is difficult to demonize

Still painting after all these years

October 12, 2020 11:38 am

While others have postured, Paul Resika has kept on painting

Dickie and me

October 12, 2020 11:20 am

As older brothers separated by half a generation go, he has been a good one