TWIC
By K.B. Gould
on 10.4.13
Photo by Bob Smith/NARA
Drive Headed to the UK anytime soon? Here’s something else to see beside the Queen and the Tower of London.
It Happened Like This So this guy sends ricin to the President, right, and then tries to frame another dude, an Elvis impersonator who once uncovered a black-market organ harvesting conspiracy while doing janitorial work in a local hospital, and then… Ah, just read the story.
The Price is Right Here’s how to cheat at Plinko.
Hot Date This 103-year-old man eats out at Manhattan restaurants every night of the week. Pay attention, ladies — he’s looking for a dining partner.
Still Kickin’ It Boots with the fur have come and gone, but Vans Slip Ons are still in vogue. Wax Wane waxes poetic about this enduring shoe.
Saturday Night Alive Canadian/American television producer Lorne Michaels reflects on his role in creating Saturday Night Live. Oh, Dan Akroyd and John Belushi, how we miss the music you once made together.
In Memorium The narrative genius behind Patriot Games and The Hunt for Red October has left us. Rest in peace, Tom Clancy. You will be missed.
Meow We’re always looking for an excuse to talk about the 70s, and this recently rediscovered 1972 interview with sex kitten Brigitte Bardot gives us one more reason.
Click, Push Ahhh, another reason to talk about the 70s! Check out this photo-essay about 1970s Texas, originally taken as part of the Documerica Project.
Blast from the Past A look into Patagonia’s archives yields business advice for the modern man.
A Big Job The original iPhone’s live release will always be a memorable moment in tech history. How much work went into the release? Uh, a whole lot.
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