TPM has the “nine best videos” of the meteor that hit this morning. I listened to this one with headphones the first time, and was jolted out of my seat. I can’t imagine what it was like on the ground: http://youtu.be/MKx97csfPy0 Careful, be sure your volume isn’t turned up.
I first stumbled across his work when I read “Shipping out: On the (nearly lethal) comforts of a luxury cruise” in the January 1996 issue of Harper’s. Harper’s continued to publish several of his essays over the years, such as Ticket to the Fair, a postmodern deconstruction of a midwest county fair. [sorry, these links […]
We’ve been online here at tom-mcgee.com for a year now. Thanks to all (six) of you for your support! Later on I’ll try and put together a statistical rundown of what’s been hot and what’s been not. In brief, though, the biggest seller has been a piece I wrote last year on some of the […]