1. “Prisoners have long used contraband cellphones to pull off all manner of scams from the inside. But in attempting to build and sell a house from behind bars, Murray allegedly took things to a new level of sophistication.” Link here, recommended.
2. Charlie Songhurst is one of the smartest people I know. Podcast with him, recommended.
4. How did Helen DeWitt and Andrew Gelman end up co-authoring a piece? I’d like to read another piece on that, it could be co-authored by them too.
7. War over being nice. Wordy at first, but an important attempt, recommended.