In 1977, one year after his terrible accident at the N Niki Lauda won his second world championship behind the wheel of a Ferrari. Around the end of the season, while the title was still up for grabs, Lauda received an offer from Bernie Ecclestone, owner of the Brabham team. Lauda subsequently refused the terms of the contract set forth by Enzo Ferrari.
Each of the seats came in its own box, and you just flipped them open to reveal the attached backs. There was a box for the separate ottoman that makes the chaise, which can be moved to whatever side of the couch you please, a box for the arms and a box for the cushions. None were too bulky or awkward to slide around my apartment, and since each piece was encased in a piece of plastic, it was easy to get each of the pieces out of the boxes, which was a relief.
In the month since it opened, the carousel has already become a welcome addition to the neighborhood’s draws for tourists, which include Jacques Torres’ chocolate shop at 66 Water St. And a stone marker on the pier where George Washington and his troops fled by boat to Manhattan after the disastrous Battle of Brooklyn in 1776. At night, the carousel runs a light show every hour, projecting the dancing shadows of horses onto the walls and ceiling of the pavilion.
University of Utah psychologist David Strayer tracks eye movements while people text and try to drive. He says people really do take their eyes off the road often for the same amount of time it takes to drive the length of a football field. Imagine doing that blind.
GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana asked about Trump’s tweet criticizing Pence moments after having been told by another senator that the vice president had just been evacuated. Van der Veen responded that at “no point” was the president informed of any danger.
I do what I thought he meant he’s throws me on the floor and lays on top of me, not that one you fucking idiot very loudly, it explodes and covers us and everything in mud, he starts laughing, but yelling too for everyone’s benefit I think. We are again looking down range and he said ok MR. Baseball throw this one like you’re in the outfield picking off someone at home plate.
Evans ushers me inside, where the dishwasher is running and congressional hearings are playing on cable news, and Dodger, Evans’ rescue dog, is spinning around like a dervish, because maybe no one’s come over in a while. The scene is not quite what you expect when you’re visiting an actor who plays a Marvel superhero. It’s more like visiting a successful but reclusive novelist.