Weekend Reads

“Real, relentless isolation is not at all romantic. Indeed, it is far worse than the stress of social life.” In Aeon, Kimberley Brownlee makes the case that the self-reliant individual is a myth that needs updating.

+ “There is so much misinformation about me, no one can say with absolute certainty who I am.” From the NYT: The Lives and Lies of a Professional Impostor.

“Both men wore black overcoats and jeans and, according to a 911 call from the house that evening, one initially said he was a law enforcement officer but didn’t have a badge.” By the time a recent report that Peyton Manning used HGH came out, Manning’s own investigators were already on the case. From WaPo: Inside Peyton Manning’s secret investigation into an Al Jazeera documentary.

+ “Their man was a onetime science-fair champion and self-taught chemist in Wichita, Kansas, named George Marquardt.” From Fusion: The Walter White Of Wichita.

+ Rolling Stone: Inside David Bowie’s Final Years.

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