This week’s highlights: Beauty, LeBron, and Wolves
Crazy busy week of travel here – so FoF is a bit abbreviated. Have a great weekend!
Topic of the Week
- Trinity Forum – Can Beauty Save the World? In a world preoccupied with political battles, culture wars, commercial competition, and status seeking, why should we care about beauty? What does it mean to pursue the good, true, and beautiful — and what difference would it make in real, everyday life? Poet Dana Gioia and visual artist Makoto Fujimura are uniquely equipped to consider these questions.
- NYT- My Transplanted Heart and I Will Die Soon
- The Free Press – ‘My Friend’s Descent into Madness and Bloodshed’: An American Tragedy. Jonathan Rosen has spent the last few years trying to understand the story of his closest childhood friend, Michael Laudor.
- NYP – Employers reveal why Gen Z is the hardest generation to work with
- TheAtlantic – The Myth of the Broke Millennial. After a rough start, the generation is thriving. Why doesn’t it feel that way?
Other Great Reads
- Forbes – How Tony Hsieh’s Friends And Family Milked Millions In His Drug-Fueled Final Months – pretty sure this is the new textbook definition of enabling behavior
- Esquire – The Incredible Story of How Nike Signed LeBron James
- Bloomberg – Cornering Classic Cars. In two years, McKeel Hagerty has transformed his modest family business for vintage vehicles into a conglomerate with unprecedented control of the entire industry.
- NYT – The Kylix Marvel: Why Experts Distrust the Story of an Ancient Cup’s Rebirth – Credit RM
- DieWorkwear – Living Legend: An Interview with Yukio Akamine. “I was also pleased to see a multi-part series on Yukio Akamine, whom I regard as the most stylish man alive. Akamine has a long history in the Japanese menswear scene.”
- WSJ – Watching Wolves at Yellowstone Is a Great Hobby, if You Don’t Mind the Cold. ‘It Changed Our Lives.’
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