Daily Briefing

Deep buzz for the content-deprived

Every weekday, while you get showered and dressed, we pluck these dewy- fresh, breaking stories from the info-clogged byways of the datasphere. Pour yourself a cup of coffee and stoke up on everything you need to know, or at least enough to fake it.

'Wonder Woman' Could Be The Superhero Women In Hollywood Need
Jim Rutenberg, The New York Times | Wonder Woman | June 5, 2017

Something huge happened at the box office...

New York Stories
A Dozen Cartoonists & Illustrators, The New York Times Magazine | NYT Magazine | June 4, 2017

This city is teeming with tales!...

How Stephen Miller Rode White Rage From Duke's Campus To Trump's West Wing
William D. Cohan, Vanity Fair | Riding White Rage | June 3, 2017

Miller's tumultuous past...

The Curious Case Of The Disappearing Nuts
Peter Vigneron, Outside | Disappearing Nuts | June 3, 2017

Farmers are perplexed, the cops are confused...

The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper' : The Story Behind Every Song
Jordan Runtagh, Rolling Stone | Sgt. Pepper: Stories Behind The Songs | June 3, 2017

The stories behind the tunes on the classic 1967 album...

Nine Times Trump Twisted Facts In His Speech Quitting Paris Accord
Alexander C. Kaufman, The Hufftington Post | Trump's Nine Twisted Facts | June 1, 2017

Nine things Trump got wrong...

"We Only Ask An Even Chance To Live As Other Men Live"
Daniel J. Shartstein | Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War | June 1, 2017

Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce found a way to fight for his people...

Trump's Stupid And Reckless Climate Decision
Bill McKibben, The New York Times Opinion | Trump's Climate Decision | June 1, 2017

Our nation's dumbest act since launching the war in Iraq...

Donald Trump's Weird Typo Becomes The Hot New Word Everyone Is Using
Ed Mazza, Huffington Post | Covfefe | May 31, 2017

One of the best words...

Trump: The Presidency In Peril
Elizabeth Drew, The New York Review Of Books | Trump: The Presidency In Peril | May 30, 2017

Kushner is a lot more like Trump than is generally understood...