On this day in 2011, Norway was hit with two terror attacks: the first a bombing and then a mass shooting at a youth camp. Seventy-seven people were killed.
Happy birthday to Alex Trebek, who needs no qualifier. It’s also Selena Gomez’s birthday. Back to You, Alex.
Mike Coolbaugh died on this day in 2007. Coaching first base for the Tulsa Drillers, he was hit with a line drive and was pronounced dead less than an hour later. S.L. Price wrote both a longform story and a book about the tragedy. Both are good.
It’s National Hammock Day. Maybe you read this in the office. Maybe you read it at home. The best way this newsletter is consumed, though, is in a hammock.