Biters Among Us, the Smells of Summer, and Dov Charney as a Young Man

By Hazlitt

“He quit so he could eventually come back and perform a show like the one he did last night, at Radio City Music Hall, in front of 6,000 deferential, diverse, well-dressed fans.”

150,000 Detroit residents had their water shut off and had to appeal to the United Nations for help.

On biting.

“Sedaris will no doubt keep on writing his strange stories, and people will continue to buy them; Daisey’s future is a little bit tougher to predict.”

“Mamajuana? Fernet-Branca? A King Kong, a Soju Wallbanger?” The quest to drink every alcoholic beverage ever mentioned in the works of Thomas Pynchon.

This video of Dov Charney as a 12-year-old is bloodcurdling but strangely impressive.

The story of legendary U.S. Army commander Jim Gant, the Washington Post war correspondent with whom he fell in love, their secret life in “one of the most dangerous combat outposts in Afghanistan,” and the end of his military career.

Seventeen Instagram photos that capture the plights of those trying to enter the U.S. illegally.

New York is supposed to smell like that in the summer.

How I wrote 400,000 words in a year.

And now, some rare photos of New York’s drag scene in the ’80s and ’90s, courtesy of The Cut.

“Just a young man sitting on a pile of candy.” The art of the great ending.

Adult interviews the incomparable Glenn O’Brien.

Vice interviews Fred Durst, former front man for Primitive Radio Gods.

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