Editor’s Note: We’ll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home. Enjoy!
Behind the silver screen: the absurd world of movie publicists.
Columbia Journalism Review | 10 min (2,617 words)
Fighting the feast of fools: Lewis Lapham and his Quarterly.
Smithsonian Magazine | 10 min (2,614 words)