FROM Wendy Selig
Sunscreen Envy If you’re planning a trip this summer to Europe, Asia, Central or South America, one thing you probably shouldn’t pack is sunscreen. Not because those places don’t have sun. But, according to a coalition of public advocacy groups and dermatologists, they all have better sunscreen than you can buy here in the U.S. The PASS Coalition says new, more effective sunscreen ingredients have been held up for years awaiting approval by the FDA.
Revisiting showrunner Steven Bochco on his memoir Steven Bochco, the writer-producer behind record-breaking Emmy winners Hill Street Blues, LA Law and NYPD Blue, fought battles with everyone from out-of-control actors to network censors in his long career. He isn’t afraid to tell those tales in his memoir, Truth Is a Total Defense. This week we revisit the conversation where he shared some of his favorite stories with us.
Terrorism in London: Lessons for the US This weekend’s terrorist attack in London left seven people dead and almost 50 injured. London police fatally shot the attackers, and ISIS claimed responsibility.
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."