Newcastle Fans at St. James’ Park” (detail) © Samuel James
In July 2020, the Trump Administration resumed federal executions, and in its final seven months killed thirteen people, an undertaking even more nasty and hurried than the numbers convey.
“Everything in this story leads to the internet because that’s where it all began. It plays a key role in kingmaking, which is at the root of the problem that the @nytimes is now dealing with."
Minimum number of people in China who have been arrested for producing fake COVID-19 vaccines : 80
"I hoarded up horrible moments from my day, ready to share them with whomever I was meeting that night; and then I felt the same hollow comedown after I’d delivered my short parade of anecdotes." @lsjamison on the passage out of an unpleasant job
"When it was my mother’s turn to comment on Dylan’s work she just shrugged. At first, that was the sum of their relationship: her quiet refusal to adulate Dylan’s celebrity." @SamSussman1
A 19-year-old killed eight people and wounded several others at a FedEx warehouse where employees were unable to call the police or family members because of a company policy forbidding workers from carrying cell phones.
Hong Kong protesters have deployed an array of euphemisms. “It’s raining,” indicates the firing of tear gas.
From a transcript of the jury selection process for Martin Shkreli's trial:
Hollywood loves to make movies about itself—yet studios and distributors can’t be trusted to properly preserve their films. Martin Scorsese on the need to stop treating cinema as “content.”