The Weekly Links: Bjork, Pandemic Trade-Offs, and Joan Didion’s Memorial Service | Mark in the wind

Here’s our weekly round-up of things on the internet that scene Employees read and found them pleasant, interesting, or otherwise appealing. Most of us spend too much time online and we might as well share.

Out of The New Yorker: Living with our pandemic compromises

From Grist: Torn: In Houston, a generational community is being dismantled through forced buyouts

Out of The New York Times: Judge overturns murder conviction of Serial’s Adnan Syed

From Variety: Sarah Paulson plays cult leader Gwen Shamblin in the screenplay adaptation of HBO Max’s The Way Down

Out of Another: On Death, Music and Motherhood: Björk & Ocean Vuong in Conversation

From the Field Trip Substack by Susannah Felts: A Launch! Or an emergence.

From Variety: Tom Hardy Surprise Enters Martial Arts Competition and Wins Gold: “He Lived Up to His Bane Character, That’s for Surprise”

Out of n+1: Lab leak theory and the “Asian” form

Out of The Atlantic: Killed for walking a dog

Removed from Pitchfork: New York drill rapper from Rolling Loud Bill at NYPD request

From Intelligencer: Would Joan Didion have loved her memorial service?

From Vice: Matt Gaetz has joined Twitch. It didn’t go well.

From the Joan Mitchell Foundation: Announcing the 2022 Joan Mitchell Fellows

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