Friday Links!Total volume is low, but long reads are plentiful this week.
This is an absolutely epic takedown: All American Huckster: The Untold Story of Napoleon Hill, the Greatest Self-Help Scammer of All Time.
From Wally, and this is a phenomenal read: THE SUPERHERO SAGA OF BROOKLYN’S WEIRDEST BURGER JOINT. Very solid recommendations: 10 Wargames to Buy Your Wargamer for Christmas! This is excellent: Forgotten New York.
From Joshua Buergel, and this is excellent: TRANS-IMPERIAL GEOGRAPHIES OF RUM: PRODUCTION AND CIRCULATION.
From C. Lee, and this is a remarkable story: Whistle-Blowing AIDS Doctor Reflects on Roots of Epidemic in China. This is a very, very bittersweet interview: What it's like to become a YouTube gaming celebrity at 80 years old. This is entirely sickening: Google, democracy and the truth about internet search.
From Steven Davis, and these are so beautiful: The Timeless Beauty of Vintage Aerolux Light Bulbs Containing Floral Filaments. This is a beautiful, calming video: Caixa d'Òptica - Optical Box (c.1750-1790) Museu del Cinema.
From Ken Piper, and this is a fantastic story: THE LINEBACKER, THE DEAD BODY AND A PIZZA DELIVERY FROM HELL.
From Tim Lesnick, and this is stunning: First Dinosaur Tail Found Preserved in Amber.