While Dune hits its half-decade mark, Frida Kahlo would’ve been 108 today. To celebrate, The Huffington Post has provided seven practical steps to being “more like Frida.” Its also as good a time as any to re-read Vanity Fair‘s 2003 feature on the artist.
Wimbledon is into its second and final week. If you are not a sports person, Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world. Among those competing is Roger Federer, who is tied with Pete Sampras for most Wimbledon titles won, though it is Federer who is widely regarded as the greatest to ever pick up a racquet. David Foster Wallace, who was a highly ranked junior tennis player himself, wrote one of the greatest sports features of recent times about Federer for The New York Times. Federer’s quest for an historic eight title is as good an excuse as any to revisit Wallace’s excellent insight into the beauty of the sport at its highest level, and how our top sports stars can obtain “reconciliation with the fact of having a human body.”