Leon Redbone, Idiosyncratic Throwback Singer, Is Dead at 69 – The New York Times

He drew songs from Tin Pan Alley, the Delta blues and other sources. In the late 1970s, he introduced them to the “Saturday Night Live” crowd.

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Pokémon Sleep Wants to Make Snoozing a Game Too – The New York Times

Pokémon Go got people walking for hours in the summer of 2016. Now, its makers want to make sleep the next frontier.

Dementia Stopped Peter Max From Painting. For Some, That Spelled a Lucrative Opportunity. – The New York Times

Now Peter Max’s associates are trading lurid allegations of kidnapping, hired goons, attempted murder by Brazil nut and art fraud on the high seas.