The Awl has what they’re calling the “definitive” review of KFC’s new super-meat sandwich, the Double Down. I’m not going to debate them on the adjective. Anyone who can write that seriously about a sandwich that had to have started out as a joke suggestion in a KFC boardroom can keep their “definitive” label.
Life magazine has published these images, taken by photographer Ralph Morse shortly after Albert Einstein’s death on April 18, 1955. From the notes accompanying the photos: Armed with his camera and a case of scotch — to open doors and loosen tongues — Morse compiled a quietly intense record of an icon’s passing. But aside… Continue reading The day Albert Einstein died