My Time in the Oligarch Zone at Super Bowl 50
Fascinating inside the sausage factory view of the making of an unusual movie.
This is the most interesting stuff in the world to me right now. All of geopolitics, the distribution of wealth, the rise and fall of civilizations turns on this.
Great article putting Taylor Swifts big year into context with Elvis, the Beatles and Michael Jackson.
I give the latest installment a solid B. Fun, nostalgic, and vastly superior to the Phantom Menace. But ultimately not engrossing and highly derivative. I look to Star Trek that Abrams also directed for a much finer example of a much loved franchise w rabid fans that did a much better job of threading the needle.