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    The New YorkerGay Talese4/4/1669 min
    15 reads10 comments
    8.8
    The New Yorker
    15 reads
    8.8
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    • Alexa
      Scout
      2 weeks ago

      Wowwww. People are so fascinating and the truth is absolutely stranger than fiction. What a mess of justifications to keep up the hobby, but I also can't entirely blame him...got a bit of kindred spirits with that fascination to people watch. Great read.

      • thorgalle
        Top reader this weekScoutScribe
        2 weeks ago

        What a mess of justifications to keep up the hobby

        Also felt like that! I don’t buy the serious scientist perspective, but he’s clearly always convincing himself that he is.

        • Alexa
          Scout
          2 weeks ago

          Riiight! It's funny the way humans twist our reality to make it work for us. Our brains will find a way to make what we do "ok", the joys of collective cognitive dissonance and then some.

    • OMS2 weeks ago

      This was an interestingly weird article, lol

    • DellwoodBarker
      Top reader this weekReading streakScoutScribe
      3 weeks ago

      🤯 This. Is. A. Mind-blowing 10 🤯

      Wow. Wow. Wow.

      A spectrum of emotions and a whole riveting/compelling thread. The further We Read the Deeper We Go Here!

      🙌💯✅🆙💫🏆

      Funny in parts, as well:

      The entries become increasingly portentous, and Foos starts to invest the omniscient Voyeur character with godlike qualities. He appears to be losing his grip on reality. But only once, while posted in the attic, did he actually speak through a vent to a person below. He was looking down on Room 6, where he saw a guest eating Kentucky Fried Chicken while sitting on the bed. Instead of using paper napkins, the man cleaned his hands on the bedsheets. He then wiped the grease off his beard and mouth with the bedspread. Without realizing what he was doing, Foos shouted, “You son of a bitch!”

      The subject stopped eating and looked around the room, and then went to the window and looked out. Apparently he knew someone shouted S.O.B., but couldn’t determine from which direction the insult came. He went to the window and looked out for the second time and pondered the situation for a few minutes, and then continued with his animalistic eating habits.

      1. Update (10/5/2021):

        queues Poughkeepsie by Over The Rhine

      2. Update (10/5/2021):
      • Pegeen
        Reading streakScoutScribe
        2 weeks ago

        What a find! You’re on a roll!

      • erlank2 weeks ago

        Que OnlyFans. There’s money in the fakery. Truth is stranger than fiction. We all know what goes on behind closed doors. Yet hypocrisy abounds. We get the world we live with. Time to upgrade. Amazing article. Imagine what God sees every day. Humans, gotta love em.

    • lorf2 weeks ago

      Interesting read and well written.

    • Pegeen
      Reading streakScoutScribe
      2 weeks ago

      Truly fascinating, a compelling read, beyond a 10.

    • KapteinB
      Top reader this weekScoutScribe
      3 weeks ago

      Humans are so weird.

      Great read!