Natural Born Thrillers
Q2 already? Time isn't real.
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A curated list of interesting stuff from around the web
"From 1980 to 1985, mail-order industry sales grew by fifty per cent. By the end of the decade, it was estimated that Americans received 13.6 billion catalogues in the mail—fifty for every man, woman, and child.”
J. Crew and the Paradoxes of Prep → The New Yorker
"Rick isn’t the kind of person to lay out a plan. He let us put our own two cents in. If we did something he didn’t like, he’d say [imitating Rick’s low voice], ‘I don’t think that is cool."
Rick Rubin: The King Of Rap → The Village Voice
"The Critic overall is a bit of a time capsule. It was a period when people went to the movies a lot and when movie critics could make six figures, as opposed to now when Rotten Tomatoes has made them sort of a cog in a machine."
An Oral History of ‘The Critic’ → CRACKED