Essay Block #6 – Artwork Showcase

H2 H3 H4 H5 H6 Array fine grain of one’s surroundings. It’s possible, even probable, to live in the future and miss the present. This is, I think, a big part of modern alienation and loneliness. We are asked to objectify home rather than understand and belong to it with. Array New paragraph, try again… […]


Essay Block #5 – Huge Excerpt

Array The reluctance of people to admit they’ve been duped also worked to Holmes’ advantage. George Schultz’s grandson, Tyler, worked at Theranos and saw instantly that there was something deeply awry. He attempted to warn his grandfather, who preferred to destroy his relationship with his grandson rather than contemplate the possibility he had made a […]


Essay Block #4 – Split West

Array explicitly imitating Jobs, whom she referred to as “Steve” as if they were close friends. Employees could tell which chapter of Walter Isaacson’s bestselling Jobs biography she was on by which phase of Jobs’ career she was imitating. Array As 700 million dollars flowed in, and Holmes was declared Silicon Valley’s first female billionaire […]


Essay Block #3 – Split East

Array explicitly imitating Jobs, whom she referred to as “Steve” as if they were close friends. Employees could tell which chapter of Walter Isaacson’s bestselling Jobs biography she was on by which phase of Jobs’ career she was imitating. Array As 700 million dollars flowed in, and Holmes was declared Silicon Valley’s first female billionaire […]



Essay Block #1 – Plain

Array The cover photo features O’Rourke in jeans, by a truck, on a dirt road, with an adorable (if somewhat dejected-looking) dog. He has his sleeves rolled up. His collar is blue. When wealthy politicians want to cultivate an “I’m Just A Regular American Guy” image (or journalists want to help them produce this image), […]