Outside Reading — A Record Record Record? edition

Pure Nostalgia: The Oral History of ‘That Thing You Do!’ by Jake Kring-Schreifels

Jake Kring-Schreifels draws a dream assignment: gathering reminiscences about Tom Hanks’s directorial debut, That Thing You Do! The considerable charm of the feature comes through in the commentary from cast and crew from the film, and the oral history is scattered with delightful details that are new to me. This article is published by The Ringer.

From the occasionally Outside Viewing subsection of this weekly feature, an absolutely beautiful, vibrantly vital personal essay aired recently on CBS Sunday Morning:

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