Plus: Walter Mosley’s latest, a biography of the Atlantic Ocean, the father of modern taxidermy, what Boomers can expect from the rest of life, and the late night TV warsBy JEN CUTTS, PETER SHAWN TAYLOR, DAFNA IZENBERG, COLBY COSH, JAIME J. WEINMAN, Brian Bethune10 min
I am absolutely thrilled with the “William and Kate: At last” edition (Nov. 29). Since I was a small child I have been infatuated with the royal family. The continuity of our relationship with the British royal family gives us a tradition and stability that many other democracies do not have.
THE CEO of the Vancouver Olympic Organizing Committee is one of a rare few Olympic administrators to go the distance in a job that, for most Games in recent memory, has ended in burnout, dismissal or disgrace. Furlong has spent the past few months dismantling the organization he led, and reflecting on the experience.By KEN MACQUEEN7 min
In 2010, no one cheered the hearts of disgruntled workers everywhere more than Jet Blue flight attendant Slater, who left his job—and his aircraft—in spectacular fashion. In August, he told off an annoying passenger, grabbed two bottles of beer, released the emergency exit on his landed plane, and slid away to freedom.By Brian Bethune6 min
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