Joan Didion and Barry Obama

Joan Didion and Barry Obama

Pete Campbell dressed up like Mr. Darcy.

Rosie Schaap on preppy drinks with a slight nod to John Cheever.

More literary booze talk: Ivy Pochoda on Red Hook’s bar scene.

Alina Simone gives out some advice.

This American Life at 500.

A really amazing list of actual reasons for admission into the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum from the late 19th century.

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