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Martin Luther King Jr.: An Interview with Playboy (1965)

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Into the Unknown by David Roberts

“They were 31 men at the bottom of the world exploring uncharted territory. What followed was one of the most terrifying survival stories of all time.”

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For Amusement Only: The Life and Death of the American Arcade by Laura June

*this one’s not printable

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Picasso, Tate, 1960: the world’s first ‘art blockbuster’ by Tim Adams

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The Squid Hunter by David Grann

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The Fallacy of the Baseball Hall of Fame by Jonah Keri

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Soul Men: The Making of The Blues Brothers by Ned Zeman

There was a budget for cocaine.

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Did “Thriller” Really Sell a Hundred Million Copies? by Bill Wyman

Printables: The Human Centipede; Or, How to Move to New York by Elissa Bassist

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Published in the Paris Review Daily

“I’d lived in Brooklyn less than a month but had already settled into an inexplicable depression I’d nicknamed The Darkness. I couldn’t leave my apartment, except to attend class in Manhattan two nights a week. Sitting on the F train, I felt sure no one could lived in New York without a constantly replenished supply of antidepressants, courtesy of some kind of pharmaceutical Fresh Direct.”

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Taking a Low Crime and Turning it into an Art Form

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The New Yorker profiles theatrical pickpocket Apollo Robbins.

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In Case You Like Reading More Than Watching

The screenplay to Django Unchained.

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“In New York, at least they stab you in the front.”

Ricky Gervais’ love letter to Manhattan.

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