Crime reporters allowed to carry guns

Strange times in Brazil, as that country’s president has signed a decree allowing crime reporters to carry guns. Under a terse decree signed by the president on 7 May and published in the official gazette yesterday, “professional journalists who cover crime” are among the many categories of citizens now allowed to carry firearms in public. The other […]

The Strange Case of the Missing Joyce Scholar

Jack Hitt had an amazing piece in the New York Times about John Kidd, “once celebrated as the greatest James Joyce scholar alive.” Two decades ago, a renowned professor promised to produce a flawless version of one of the 20th century’s most celebrated novels: “Ulysses.” Then he disappeared. Keep reading >>