Weekend Reads

He eats snickers and watches Fox News backstage. And when he shaved his mustache, it was covered by media outlets everywhere. The New Republic’s Noreen Malone tries to figure out the man behind Jeopardy!. Let’s be sure to phrase this in the form of a question: Who is Alex Trebek?

The true King of Kong. From Grantland: The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits.

+ With a nerve disorder threatening to destroy his balance, longtime kook Erik Hedegaard asked a waveriding genius to train him for one last shot at hanging ten. From Outside: Learning to Surf Without Feeling.

+ And if you’re looking for love this weekend, our friends at Longreads have put together a reading list on Dating in the 21st Century

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