navigating the normal



By Joe Posnanski

A father takes his 14 year old daughter to see Hamilton.


‘Kill Every Buffalo You Can! Every Buffalo Dead Is an Indian Gone’
By J. Weston Phippen
The Atlantic

The American bison is the new national mammal, but its slaughter was once seen as a way to starve Native Americans into submission.

Rent: The Oral History
By Rebecca Milzoff

Twenty years after Jonathan Larson’s posthumous triumph arrived on Broadway, the cast and creative team relive the rise of a musical that changed theater.

The Sugar Conspiracy
By Ian Leslie
The Guardian

In 1972 a British scientist sounded the alarm that sugar-and not fat- was the greatest danger to our health. But his findings were ridiculed and his reputation ruined. How did the world’s top nutrition scientists get it so wrong for so long?

Out Here, No One Can Hear You Scream
By Kathryn Joyce
Huffington Post Highline

The dangerous culture of male entitlement and sexual hostility hiding within America’s national parks and forests.