When You Meet Your Idols, Leave Them Alone

It’s the work you respond to, not them.

There are a small number of people who have had profound impacts on my professional and personal life that aren’t family members or close friends, but Roger Angell was one of them. The longtime New Yorker writer died on Friday at the age of 101, and he leaves behind decades of warm, casually brilliant prose. To hear Angell…



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Will Leitch

I write about these tumultuous times 2x a week. Author of five books, including “How Lucky.” NYMag/MLB.. Founder, Deadspin. https://williamfleitch.substack.com