1. Bruce Bawer on the Up Series.
2. Gary Taubes interview: Part 1
4. Armand Hammer, one of the greatest con men of the 20th Century, almost won a Nobel Prize. Came in 2nd to the Dalai Lama. Watch the Charlie Rose interview with Edward Jay Epstein in 1996.
5. Nassim Taleb’s contingency fund.
Thanks to Dave Lull.