Best books of October

These are the three best books I read in October. They are all recommended. Commonwealth by Ann Patchett: Told with compassion and subtle humor, Commonwealth follows »

Does Uber make cities safer?

Allowing ride sharing in a city likely reduces the number of DUIs, fatal accidents and arrests for assault. But automobile thefts go up, presumably of cars »

So he switched to whisky

The day before he was due to go home Roger and I decided to have a word with Eric [Clapton]’s doctor about his drinking. We »

Bonnaroo journal

Crowds at Bonnaroo 2016 were lighter than past years. Some estimates put it close to 50,000, which is significantly less than recent years when nearly »

The Bank of Starbucks

Starbucks Corp. [has] $1.2 billion loaded onto Starbucks cards and the Starbucks mobile app as of the first quarter of 2016, according to the data. »