Did you read about 9/11 detainees, Kim Gordon, and the worst job in 2013?



David Simon called it five years ago.
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  • David Simon called it five years ago.
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Hey, did you read:

• About the treatment of detainees after 9/11? (ProPublica offers a guide to the 577-page nonpartisan report released last week.) Steve Bogira

• That a new survey by whateverwhocares.com proclaims the worst job of 2013 to be newspaper reporter? (Take that, lumberjack!) Kevin Warwick

• That your family is giving you warts? Gwynedd Stuart

• About the guy that found a two-year-old McDonald's hamburger in his pocket that looks as good as the day he bought it? Mike Sula

• About opera's wannabe Oscar awards? (The Met orchestra is the only American winner.) Deanna Isaacs

• That Jane Austen is the unacknowledged founder of game theory? Aimee Levitt

• More by and about the unstoppable John le Carre, who swears by walking, reading, swimming, and drinking and urinates while standing at eye level with a figurine of George W. Bush? Kate Schmidt

• This eulogy Philip Roth wrote for his high school homeroom teacher? Aimee Levitt

• That former NBA superstar Allen Iverson is broke, reclusive, and depressed? Tal Rosenberg

• This Elle interview with Kim Gordon where she openly talks about her pending divorce from that one guy who was in that one band with her? Luca Cimarusti

• . . . or, rather, see Michael Shannon's interpretation of the psycho sorority e-mail? Tony Adler

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