Joshua Micah Mitchell (Talking Points Memo) won a journalism award yesterday, but the highlight of his day was meeting legendary historian Arthur Schesinger, Jr. at the party.
Anja Rau met her film hero in the street. ("Who is it?", we wonder. A clever narrative hook...)
It's always special to meet someone you've read for years. When I was about twelve, I went to a AAAS convention in Philadelphia. Waiting in line at the hotel pharmacy, I found myself right behind Louis Leakey, the paleontologist...