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Articles I liked from the week of May 7th, 2017.

  1. Review: Wolfen (1981) / Boing BoingWolfen stars Albert Finney as Dewey, a grizzled NYC detective assigned to figure out why a rich developer gentrifying the Bronx got mutilated and spread over an…
  2. Staying ClassySiderea writes an essay on class in America. You should read it. In case you don’t, here’s the summary: 1. People tend to confuse social class with economic…

  1. Inside the New Suburban Crisis - CityLabThe suburban crisis will not be televised. (Eric Thayer/Reuters) Once the key driver of the American dream, the suburbs have reached the end of a long era of…
  2. A Brief History of Presidential Art(Photo: Youtube) It's a rite of passage for a president to pen his memoirs after leaving office. But a political crime thriller? That's a daring move for the…

  1. The Doomsday Scam - The New York TimesT he hunt for the ultimate weapon began in January 2014, when Abu Omar, a smuggler who fills shopping lists for the Islamic State, met a jihadist commander in…