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Hey, did you read:
• The incredible skill of Apollo Robbins, theatrical pickpocket? (“He is widely considered the best in the world at what he does, which is taking things from people’s jackets, pants, purses, wrists, fingers, and necks, then returning them in amusing and mind-boggling ways,” Adam Green writes in his New Yorker profile. —Steve Bogira
• The Atlantic piece on retrograde amnesia and the self that prompted the lengthy comment that in turn prompted the comments “Holy freakin’ wall of text! Get a blog!” and “Longest ‘comment’ I’ve ever seen and didn’t read. But great article”? —Kate Schmidt