Portrait of a Blair Witch producer. / Ashley Holmes
The Baffler,  July 29, 2016

Daily Bafflements

Bill Clinton, a Blair Witch sequel, and literal dogshit

Portrait of a Blair Witch producer. / Ashley Holmes
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• This week, we got to hear Bill Clinton wax poetic about his long romance with the Democratic nominee, straining eyebrows across the nation. A few months back, In These Times gave another account of that fateful first date. And don’t forget to catch up on all our convention coverage from correspondent Emmet Rensin.

• Today in culture schlock: everything old is . . . nope, still old.

• This morning, Eugenia Williamson brought us news of Pooper, the latest app designed to rub our noses in the reality of the “sharing economy.” If that post left you bereft of sympathy for the idly rich, know that the one percent are having a pretty tough week, what with the closing of the Four Seasons restaurant.

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