Pine developed the sort of wide-ranging curiosity not found in kids who crave the spotlight from birth. On the Boardwalk, he questions a couple of tourists about their Holga cameras. He wants to know how Robert Moses’s public-works projects affected the economic development of Coney Island. He engages our cabdriver, an Albanian Kosovar, in a discussion of how things stand in the Herzegovinian city of Mostar, which Pine and a friend recently visited on a trip that also included a stop at Auschwitz.
(GQ Man Of The Year)