The world’s oldest stockbroker, he first went to work on Wall Street in 1928. “This was before the Depression,” he says, then specifies which depression, as if I might confuse it with the one in the 1890s.
New York article by Jesse Green.
It occurred to me that the paintings I loved seemed so peaceful because they captured only a moment in those subject’s lives.
Salon article by Jennifer Wright.
Damn Interesting is a longform, newspaper featuresque blog that covers offbeat topics. It recently came back to life, which is why I am now posting about it. Almost every article is well worth reading, and there exists a voluminous archive if you are so interested.