Fri. November 30
The Daily Scene
“I was inspired by my grandfather.”
A fuller understanding of motivation and money reveals a different picture of lottery winners. This isn’t your old-fashioned “Money can’t buy happiness” lesson.* This is your slightly newer “Winning the lottery can make you miserable” lesson.
New studies on older endurance athletes suggest the fittest reap few health benefits.
As if one needed another reason to have a soft spot for beloved writer C. S. Lewis: He received many fan letters from children, mostly after the publication of The Chronicles of Narnia, and answered many of them. In fact, he didn’t just answer them; his correspondence with young readers.
I remember climbing into Patrick’s pick-up truck in a fog of glittering sparklers. I remember noting that there was a giant penis shoe-polished on to the passenger side window. I remember taking an Instagram of us driving the few blocks back to our hotel. I remember being very excited about getting my shoes off.