Will Bowling Ever Be Cool Again?

This Priceonomics piece on The Rise and Fall of Professional Bowling is really fun. It’s full of history, actual salary numbers, and best of all: stories about old New York bowler gambling, where Italian guys would bowl all night and make thousands of dollars and threaten to kill each other if they lost:

My Last Hundred Bucks: Happy Birthday Little Sister

$10 for a birthday present for my newly 19-year-old sister: a sleeveless shirt with a lovely crocheted skull.

Monday Check-In: A Very Good Dinner

Weekend spending for July 14-15