Weekend Reading CXCV

by uber

A Warm Greeting on St Pattddy’s Day to you all.
It’s certainly more of an occasion here than I feel it was back home.
The memorabilia is even more pervasive.


A Pickpocket’s Tale

So much goes on below our perception.

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2013/01/07/a-pickpockets-tale


What Defines a Coffee’s Terroir?

Just when I manage to convince myself that the difference in coffee beans is all in my head, I drink something that’s noticeable better or different, and am all aflutter again.

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/drink/2017/03/coffee_terroir_is_defined_by_far_more_than_country_of_origin.html


The Complicated Friendship Of H. P. Lovecraft And Robert Barlow, One Of His Biggest Fans

The 80th anniversary of Lovecraft’s death passed this week. I am unsure how to separate his cultural impact from the influence of the RPG as Nerd Culture became mainstream.

http://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/the-complicated-friendship-of-h-p-lovecraft-and-robert-barlow-one-of-his-biggest-fans