What to See, Read and Hear

This Week in Culture: April 25, 2014

Briefings By Photo by Benjamin Clymer
Go, Speed Racer Join Hodinkee on a trip into the secret garage of Bruce Meyer, who, among other things, owns the 1979 Kremer Porsche 935 that placed first at LeMans as well as the 1957 Testa Rossa California Ferrari previously owned by Moroccan drug lord Charles Zwolsman, Sr.
A Day in the Life of a Drug Dealer Until things started to go downhill, we found ourselves captivated by Breaking Bad‘s Walter White. Roy Klabin follows around several high-end drug dealers to discover the life behind the lifestyle.
Not So Soft and Cuddly H. Ty Warner, the mysterious billionaire behind the Beanie Baby franchise, escaped a prison sentence for tax evasion.
“The meal isn’t over when I’m full. It’s over when I hate myself.” Louis C.K is a funny, funny dude. This GQ profile tells us just a little more about him.
Shakespeare in Love (with Star Wars) Happy 450th, Shakespeare. Here’s a list of 50 phrases, invented by the Bard, that we use everyday, and here’s what it might look like if Bill teamed up with George Lucas.
Climbing Everest In the wake of last Friday’s Everest avalanche that killed several guides, John Krakauer, author of Into Thin Air writes about conditions on the mountain. Luis Benitez takes a less neutral stance, going beyond the facts to advocate for morality on the mountain.
Spoiler Alert If you haven’t read (or watched) Game of Thrones, or seen Hitchcock’s Psycho, don’t read Rolling Stone‘s Q & A with George R.R. Martin.
Spring Cookin’ Spring is the perfect time for an oyster roast or crawfish boil.
The Yeast in the System Jim Koch, co-founder of the Boston Beer Company, uses a little bit of science to avoid getting drunk at beer tastings. It’s… it’s brilliant.
Superheroes and Super Rumors To celebrate their 75th anniversary, Marvel released this awesome web resource, which allows you to roll through 75 years of superhero history. And if that caught your attention, you might be interested in taking a trip to the historic Atari landfill excavation in Alamogordo, New Mexico.