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George Pendle

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Old Money vs. Machine A pair of Transformers figures provokes an epic battle in staid Georgetown

The Absurd, Redefined Was Albert Camus offed by a K.G.B. kill squad? (Probably not)

Putin’s Fox News How RT America’s blend of entertainment and disinformation is warping our politics

Marathoning in Place Last week, more than 2,000 runners around the world took part in a live-streamed race, despite being in self-isolation. It was Zoom at its most literal—and thrilling

April 16, 2020

Murder Is Her Muse Writer Sarah Phelps is shocking Agatha Christie purists—and re-inventing the genre

Nell Gifford Re-inventor of the English circus

February 26, 2020

The Blogger Who Brought Down a Government Malta’s “one-woman WikiLeaks” believed she was on the trail of a massive conspiracy. She was right

Good Night, Mr. Chips The author recalls an inspiring English teacher—and recounts the gruesome gaslighting that ended with his murder