Miami and the Siege of Chicago, by Norman Mailer.
Ghostbusters and any other Harold Ramis production.
Adrienne Rich’s Of Woman Born
Dodie Smith’s novel I Capture the Castle
M. Ward’s album Transfiguration of Vincent.
Frederick Exley’s novel A Fan's Notes.
Steven Rea’s new book Hollywood Rides a Bike.
The documentary The Interrupters.
Julian Barnes’ novel The Sense of an Ending.
Charles and Mary Lamb’s children’s classic Tales from Shakespeare.
The U.K. serial killer film series Red Riding trilogy.
The young adult book Charlotte Sometimes by Penelope Famer
TODAY IN SLATE
More Than Scottish Pride
Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself.
What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture
Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You
Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows
The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything
It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.
Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.