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.@IvanKreilkamp on the “Against [X]” formula, a “symptom of a liberal culture’s longing to escape its own strictures” nyr.kr/1nEQXOh
What People Cured of Blindness See: nyr.kr/YYonSA
“History, well read, is simply humility well told, in many manners.” Adam Gopnik on the value of studying history: nyr.kr/1vSXSZz
“First of all, I hate that Journey song.” An update from Tony Soprano, seven years after the series finale: nyr.kr/YYA6R9 #satire
.@wmarybeard, a Cambridge classicist, takes on men who are “frightened of smart women.” Read Rebecca Mead’s Profile: nyr.kr/1tCD1Jx
.@mcgrathben on the everlasting and newly inescapable question: Is baseball in trouble? nyr.kr/1vSUJsI
.@BorowitzReport: Nation Debates Extremely Complex Issue of Children Firing Military Weapons nyr.kr/YYospg
“Our motto is now ‘Have It Your Way, If That’s Not Too Much of a Bother.’ ” The daily cartoon nyr.kr/YYmsNX @BurgerKing @TimHortons
In the lead-up to this year’s #NYerFest, we want to hear your most memorable Festival moment. Email us: tickets [at] newyorker [dot] com
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According to @jonahweiner, the ending of “The Sopranos” stages “a violent death, patently and unambiguously: ours” nyr.kr/1qDoQ6I
Ten Bushwick roommates have turned their apartment into a punk-performance paradise: nyr.kr/1lfLt0W @talkofthetown
.@tnyshouts: “Willy is allergic to Korean wailing grass, Georgia red-clay mold, ... and flan.” Back-to-School Time! nyr.kr/1lfrP50
“Being gay is a gift from God.” The drag queen and lucha libre star Cassandro talks to William Finnegan: nyr.kr/XLI6Vi #longreads
“Among the many reasons to mourn Foley’s death is the loss of his reporting, & of reporting in general, from Syria.” nyr.kr/1opnirI
What do @BurgerKing’s global ambitions mean for @TimHortons’ image? @vauhinivara considers: nyr.kr/1lePPoR
A 27-year-old piece of conceptual art has returned to Times Square. @JonathanBlitzer on “A Logo for America” nyr.kr/1lft7Nz
“The pilot of ‘The Cosmopolitans,’ I hope, will win the series an enduring life,” @tnyfrontrow writes: nyr.kr/1nEV2Cf @amazon
Reading about food, @KitchenBee says, is an “exquisite pleasure.” A reflection on the allure of imagined meals: nyr.kr/VPV16H
One of @mcgrathben’s #TNYarchive favorites: Nick Paumgarten’s @talkofthetown piece on the Palisades panther(s) nyr.kr/1lfyT1N
RT @tnyshouts: At long last, a statement from the selfie-taking monkey (by @billbarol): nyr.kr/1rybdbF
This month on the Poetry Podcast, Lucie Brock-Broido reads “Recurring Awakening,” an elegy by Franz Wright: nyr.kr/1leLlyN
As Western news coverage of Syria’s civil war dwindles, George Packer on why we need reporters like James Foley: nyr.kr/1opnirI
.@ICPhotog, in conjunction with the @HolocaustMuseum, now offers digital access to its Roman Vishniac archive: nyr.kr/1lfOLkI
The Return Of The Mittster? nyr.kr/1lfK8XZ
How Shigeru Ban’s radical-chic architecture is making him an exemplar of progressive humanitarianism: nyr.kr/1leQzur