Weekend Reads

“The audience members stared blankly at the screen, mouths agape. They looked as if they had just witnessed a crime.” ESPN Magazine’s Mina Kines on the remarkable rise and rapid decline of an e-sports legend. The Unkillable Demon King.

+ “There were no tourists, only a raven, black and unhurried, circling at the edge of the cliff. It spiraled upward, a silent signal of rising air.” NYT Mag’s John Branch on Dean Potter’s last jump: Lost Brother in Yosemite.

+ “It’s a lot less sexual than people think. Especially if you’re a medium-income cam girl, it’s a lot more about the community… If you’re just interested in hanging out all night because you just got off work and you have no girlfriend or friends, then it’s a nice two hours.” Cate McGehee with a very interesting (and surprising) look at camming: It’s Not Like Any Other Kind of Sex Work.

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