Writing worth reading - 6th/7th August 2022
Mel Brooks Writes It All Down by Michael Schulman
“That was when I gave in to a new kind of comedy. Like in ‘High Anxiety,’ the camera getting closer and closer to the glass door and then finally not knowing when to stop, and it shatters the door, and everybody at the table turns …”
The Sugar Conspiracy by Ian Leslie
“‘If only a small fraction of what we know about the effects of sugar were to be revealed in relation to any other material used as a food additive,’ wrote Yudkin, ‘that material would promptly be banned …’”
The Insane Study Routine of Sir Isaac Newton by Sunny Labh
“During this period, Newton used to spend 16–18 hours a day working and studying in his room totally undistracted. He came up with the theory of gravitation, his significant works in optics, and he also invented calculus during these bubonic plague times at his home ...”
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