The best minds of a generation have not been destroyed by social media. Though it could depend on the generation: boomer memes that helped Scott Morrison in Australia are now helping the Tories.
Martin Scorsese on why Marvel movies aren’t cinema. I’m working through them with my kids at the moment. Maybe they aren’t cinema, but they’re mostly fun.
The best explanation I’ve read of the need for HS2.
An unbearable reminder of the evils of colonialism: a father stares at the hand and foot of his five-year-old in the Belgian Congo in 1904, as photographed by Alice Seeley Harris.