- “What were your favourite childhood shows and characters?” connects to a story about “Sesame Street” turning 40 and a story about Disney remaking Mickey Mouse
- “How often do you interact with people of another race or ethnicity?” connects to a story about census results and immigration statistics.
- “How have you handled being the new kid?” connects to an advice column-style article about making new friends
It’s a great place to go to get inspiration for writing and speaking, and if you go on to the connected articles, a great place to get lots of reading practice.
NOTE: The New York Times currently has a paywall. You can read 10 articles each month for free. After that, you’ll be asked to subscribe. That said, older articles (pre-2007) seem to be free.