Last updated 4/16/21
Every once in a while, (and sometimes each day) I listen to a great podcast, enjoy an article, or see a good video that I want to share with you.
I like to think of them as my e-links:
Friday’s e-links 4/16
On Tuesdays, the Slate Money podcast goes to the movies. This week, the synergy between fiction and fact took them to the 2011 film Margin Call (Demi Moore and Jeremy Irons). Combining the story in the film with a focus on Lehman Brothers’s demise, Felix Salmon led a fascinating discussion.
Friday’s e-links 4/09
Again, I’ve a podcast to recommend. From 99% Invisible, the podcast initially grabbed my attention with a snakebite. It continued with an escape from a Costa Rican jungle. The end came with a history of the development of snakebite anti-venom. All was fascinating.
This was the snake:
Friday’s e-links 4/02
My favorite podcast this week was from The Daily. About what was “a likely Rembrandt,” it told the story of a painting’s path from anonymity to fame when an aristocratic art dealer concluded a portrait at an auction was a Rembrandt.
This was the painting: