THE GOLDEN YEARS, Al Gore, the almost president, has become the ultimate Davos Man, a moral entrepreneur and richer than Mitt Romney. [NY MAG]
PIGSKIN AND PINYIN? Can the NFL plant its flag in China? [Grantland]
STARTED FROM THE BOTTOM It was a tiny town of farmers, a village where everyone knew everyone and nearly all struggled to make ends meet. But then, a few days before Christmas, they won the largest lottery in the history of Spain. [GQ]
INVENTING BOWIE David Bowie’s art is about style, high and low, and style is a serious business for a museum of art and design. [NY Books]
I DROP MEGATON BOMBS Thirteen years later, Liquid Swords continues to age well and is a stellar case of quality ’90s hip-hop. GZA talks to Wax Poetics about the making of a heralded classic.
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