The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Josh Clark

Of Flying Cars and the Declining Rate of Profit OnThe Baffler, David Graeber writes about how neoliberal capitalism has replaced creative inquiry and chance discovery with bureaucracy and as a result is entering its final stage.

Pocosin On Apex, Ursula Vernon writes a short horror story about a witch in the Carolinas.

The Gun Control We Deserve On n+1, Patrick Blanchfield writes about some possible outcomes of America's approach to guns, depending on how constitutionalism and identity politics shape the issue in the near future.

Michael Mann, Quentin Tarantino, and Drive All Owe a Debt to this Arty Crime Classic On A/V Club Tom Breihan writes about the 1978 movie The Driver.

History of Juneteenth On, the site's authors write about the de facto holiday celebrating the end of slavery (two years after the Emancipation Proclamation) in Texas, which has become a nationwide holiday.

Once Buried Alive, 1954 Corvette Now Heads to Auction On Hemmings, Daniel Strohl writes about a car that was purposely bricked up beneath a grocery store for decades worth of safekeeping.

The True Story of How A Ferrari Ended Up Buried in Someone's Yard On Jalopnik, Mike Spinelli writes about a surprising find in 1970s Los Angeles.