“It’s surprising how evocative conversations can get when you start asking people about Folgers. They try to remember the last time they tasted it. They reminisce about ancestors who drank it. They might even break into song. The brand is nearly 170 years old — a throwback at a time of fancy single-origin nitro lattes. Folgers remains the biggest seller of ground coffee in U.S. stores, over $1 billion worth a year. But it’s confronted a painful realization: Its reputation is just … not strong.” I just had a cup in my father’s Oldsmobile.

+ NYT: Dobby’s Grave Can Stay on a Beach in Wales, but Please Stop Giving Him Socks. “After a grave site for the Harry Potter elf became a tourist attraction, tributes to the character prompted environmental concerns.”