tumblr_m8jv2eo8uE1r2sq2j.jpg1. Here at PAPER, we were saddened to hear of the loss of David Rakoff, the noteworthy  author, essayist and humorist who contributed to The New York Times, Newsweek and NPR, among other publications.  He passed away yesterday at the age of 47. [via New York Times]

Screen shot 2012-08-10 at 5.36.19 PM.png2. It's National S'mores Day! [via NPR]

Screen shot 2012-08-10 at 5.39.13 PM.png3. Speaking of all things food-related, Papa John's CEO John "Papa" Schnatter publicly came out against Obamacare, alleging that the healthcare policy would be quite costly and could force his company to tack on 11 to 14 cents to each pizza.  That said, the folks at FreakOutNation pointed out another costly aspect about Papa John's -- Schnatter's 40,000 square foot Kentucky mansion.  Boom. [FreakOutNation via Curbed]

Screen shot 2012-08-10 at 5.50.06 PM.png4.  A restaurant owner in London has slapped a £90,000 ($140,400) bill on Mayor Boris Johnson, asking him to pay her for profit losses she's incurred during the Olympics.  Apparently the tourist boom never came (or at least not to her resto) and all of the bankers, lawyers and accountants who are her regular customers have been working from home, trying to avoid these supposed (and maybe non-existent) tourist hoards. [via Eater]

Screen shot 2012-08-10 at 5.53.58 PM.png5. Indulge in some retro apartment voyeurism courtesy of Gothamist, who's published some 1970s-era photos from Apartment Life magazine. [via Gothamist]

Screen shot 2012-08-10 at 5.59.28 PM.png6. Oh jeez -- is something in the water?  Now Fareed Zakaria has been suspended by The New York Times following confirmation that he plagiarized a paragraph written by a New Yorker writer in one of his columns. [via nymag]

Screen shot 2012-08-10 at 6.04.11 PM.png7. Happy Friday, everyone! [via Buzzfeed]

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