this is volume 53
The Sunday Reader
New Library Interview: Will Bryant, Artist
We talk to the Austin Texas based creative about the consumption habits and trends fueling the creativity behind his art.
Will Smith, Adam Sandler and How Sony Suffered Through The Collapse of the A-List Star
Book Excerpt: A fascinating look into how reliant Sony was on the machines that the two stars created and the extravagant lengths the company maintained to keep the stars happy.
 
11 Minutes - by Ben Fritz for The Hollywood Reporter

A Day In The Life of a Line Cook in One of NYC's Fanciest Restaurants
NL Pick of the Week: Nina Araba Wilmot is hustling towards her dream while working grueling, long hours at Le Cou Cou - the much celebrated NYC restaurant. It's a fascinating glimpse into the gender, ethnicity, and economic dynamics of the hospitality industry. 
  16 Minutes - by Amanda Shapiro for Bon Appetit

Aliens Exist.
Tom Delonge, the lead singer of Blink-182 quit music to become one of the world's leading UFO experts. He used to sound crazy, now, not so much.
 
13 Minutes - by Kelsey McKinney for The Fader

Nick Kyrgios: Talent to Burn
On the formerly overweight, asthmatic kid who is now one of Tennis's genius players and personalities.
  25 Minutes - by Richard Cooke for The Monthly

Famous Retro Article: How to Be A Rock Critic & Here's How
Lester Bangs might be the most famous music journalist of all time. Philip Seymour Hoffman played him in Almost Famous. This is one of his all-time greatest pieces.
 
263 Minutes - by Lester Bangs for The Shakin' Street Gazette

Show the Monster: A Profile of Guillermo Del Toro
He just won best picture for The Shape of Water. He's been the ultimate monster film nerd his whole life and now he's redefining the genre. 
 
12 Minutes - by Daniel Zalewski for The New Yorker

Why is Brooklyn BBQ Taking Over the World?
Brooklyn BBQ is spreading to every corner of the world - Colombia, Spain, Panama, Sweden, England, and Japan - looking like it came straight out of Williamsburg. But why aren't these counties taking cues from Texas or Kansas City.
  33 Minutes - by Josh Dean for Munchies
 
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