Six people sit at a cabaret table with items for close-up magic scattered before them.

It’s nice to have at least one surprising hobby, so I read recently. It’s a core value I didn’t know I had, despite being a lifelong collector of offbeat and often impassioned pursuits. I cofounded a burlesque troupe in college; I jammed in a klezmer band with my dad; I canoodled with chickens as a […]

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