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SEVEN Days of Wordle, November 7-13

A brief analysis of a game of Wordle, the five-letter-word guessing game

James Bennet Was Wrong and It Was Good He Lost His Job

THE WORST THING WE READ THIS WEEK™

The Sky Was There and I Could Read It

What made an 11-year-old child become a government storm-watcher?

Noncompliant Heart

Being a good child meant pledging allegiance to the flag, not laughing about a presidential chest wound.

Goodnight, Oscar Levant, Wherever You Are

An appreciation for the unappreciated.

Seeing Red

the art of Syd Solomon as it relates to Earth's current predicament

Loss For Words: A Meditation on the Ubiquity of Bizarre Corporate Language

"Sometimes a CEO would come in and pace. He needed to “think out loud.” We’d have pastries, coffee; I remember feeling at a loss: how do I behave in front of this client when I have truly no idea what I’m supposed to do or be?"

Closer to the Nursing Home

Is this the last magazine I'll read before I die?

Anniversary

Ten years after one of the deadliest tornadoes in history ripped through his town, an ex-newspaper reporter remembers all that was lost and all that was left.