This week — a podcasting “hype house”, the Nagorno-Karabakh war, Planet Hollywood, and animals crossing highways.
If you only read one thing — The Atlantic on Boris Johnson is worth the time.
The Minister of Chaos | The Atlantic | Politics
A profile of the British Prime Minister that seeks to understand both the man, and his political vision.
Each rock has two names | The London Review of Books | Politics
The story of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and the war in 2020 that claimed over 5,000 casualties.
The Rise and Fall of Planet Hollywood | Esquire | Business
The background story to the celebrity-fueled rise of the Planet Hollywood chain, and its subsequent decline.
How Do Animals Safely Cross a Highway? Take a Look. | The New York Times | Nature
A look at a successful programme to create safe highway crossings for America’s animals.
The podcasting hype house from hell | The Verge | Business
Stories of alleged sleaze from a house designed for podcast creators to work and relax.
Quote of the week
“The way the creative process works is that you first say something, and later, sometimes years later, you understand what you said.”