‘Let Me Tell You What I Mean’: New essay collection affirms Joan Didion’s mastery

The tide of “New Journalism” that flooded the late 1960s and ‘70s may have been dominated by the exclamation marks, manic italics and machismo of Tom Wolfe, Norman Mailer or Hunter S. Thompson, but the lower-key voice of Joan Didion has outlasted, and outperformed, those swaggering peers. Didion’s latest volume, “Let Me Tell You What […]

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A Massachusetts ice cream shop closed by coronavirus reopened for a day. Mobbed by angry customers, it closed again

A Massachusetts ice cream shop temporarily closed and one of its employees quit after the owner says his staff faced an onslaught of harassment when reopening for the first time over the weekend after being shuttered amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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