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this is volume 24

The Sunday Reader
The Hard Body Whisperer, Clean Eating?, McModerns, A Secretive Data Company, Hiroshima,  & The American Myth
 
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   by Kate Knibbs
 12 mins
Gunnar Peterson is the Hard Body Whisperer of the Famous
For over a decade, he has been the trainer - sculptor, really - behind some of the best and most famous bodies in Hollywood. He recently added the lakers to his resume; he still works with the Kardashians. In the era of wellness celebrities and Silicon Valley health hacks, how has Petson managed to stay so relevant for so long.


  by Bee Wilson
 25 mins
Why We Fell for Clean Eating 
First it was the McMansion. Now, a more modern take on the mass/commoditized suburban home is here just in time for the millenial homebuyer.


  by Kate Wagner
 9 mins
The Rise of the McModern
First it was the McMansion. Now, a more modern take on the mass/commoditized suburban home is here just in time for the millenial homebuyer.


   by Mark Harris
 23 mins
How Peter Thiel's Secretive Data Company Pushed Into Policing 
“These documents show how Palantir applies Silicon Valley’s playbook to domestic law enforcement. New users are welcomed with discounted hardware and federal grants, sharing their own data in return for access to others."


  by John Hersey
 140 mins
1946: Hiroshima: The Lives of Six People Who Survived the Atomic Bomb
A hundred thousand people were killed by the atomic bomb, and these six were among the survivors. They still wonder why they lived when so many others died. Each of them counts many small items of chance or volition—a step taken in time, a decision to go indoors, catching one streetcar instead of the next—that spared him.

  by Suzy Hansen
 22 mins
Unlearning the Myth of American Innocence
When she was 30,  left the US for Istanbul – and began to realise that Americans will never understand their own country until they see it as the rest of the world does
 
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