The Best Stuff We Read This Week: 1/8/16
The New York Times Magazine: How Daily Fantasy Sports Industry Turns Us All Into Suckers, by Jay Caspian Kang
Really good Serious Journalism about DraftKings and FanDuel. Spoiler alert: You're going to lose.
Unless, of course, you win...
Deadspin: Actually, Daily Fantasy Is Good, Because I Won A Bunch Of Money On It, by Barry Petchesky
"DFS is made for killing time on your phone. I bet 30 percent of lineups are drafted from the shitter."
The Washington Post: One of the country’s poorest cities is suddenly becoming a food mecca, by Mark Guarino
"Keeping up with launches is now a sport in this rebounding city, which over the past decade survived a government bailout of two of its three major car companies, the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history and the shuttling of a recent mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick, to federal prison."
Speaking of food...
Medium: The Easiest Way to Lose 125 Pounds Is to Gain 175 Pounds, by Bill Barnwell
Inspiration sandwiches my sad realization that I have a lot of these same habits.
The Atlantic: The New Lives of Decommissioned Swiss Army Bunkers, by Alan Taylor
Like all millennials with laughable attention spans, I'm a sucker for a good exotic photo slideshow.
Alexander Chapelin: Putting your homemade lagoon tables to shame since 2016.
Quartz: If you answer emails after work, you should be getting unlimited vacation, by Travis Bradberry
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