The Body Shop: Jesse Thorn takes on the varieties of the human body, and reveals Alan Flusser’s deep, Randy Newman-esque antipathy for short people. [Put This On]

The Great Outdoors: Outerwear gets sharper with Nanamica’s latest batch. [A Continuous Lean]

Slip Sliding Away: Against the velvet slipper…and the half slipper that will let you squeak by. [Esquire]

The Battle of the Bulge: The story of the fugitive Whitey Bulger and a decade’s worth of close calls. [The Atlantic]

—R.B.

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