Happy Labor Day, and welcome to the return of Lyse Links! Have I mentioned that this is my favorite thing to write? I’ve missed it terribly. So here are my best articles for this long weekend. Let them distract, inspire, and refresh you.
Can You Say…Hero? This has been the year of Mister Rogers. Of documentaries and articles and reminisces. I have no Mister Rogers to reminisce. But this article piqued my interest months ago, and then I watched several of his shows, trying to not cry my eyes out on the couch with my tiny spellbound nieces. A snippet of this exquisite article from 1998: Continue reading
A thing I love about reading so much: the ideas interact and twine together, sometimes creating new ideas. Here are some of my recent favorites. Continue reading
Do you have plans for this weekend? I hope not, because I’m about to serve up hours of fascinating reading. This week’s ideas are controversial and I’d love to debate them in the comments. I value your input.
Let’s start here: Continue reading
Buckle up. Today’s line-up is a RIDE.
Toronto’s Classiest Con Man
— Con men (and women) manipulate social norms to their benefit. It’s good to know how they work, because there’s always a chance you’ll be on the receiving end of a con.