Depending on who you talk to, Paul McCartney is either alive and well or he was brutally decapitated in a car accident decades ago. In 1966, McCartney’s decision to retreat from the public eye—coupled with a series of cryptic messages in The Beatles’ music that fans claimed to decode—resulted in the theory that Paul was dead and the rest of the band was covering it up. Should you be wondering who has stood in for McCartney all these years, it’s This story is from Kinfolk Issue Thirty-Five Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 45 Yoga with Adriene The internet’s best friend is—finally—finding her own flow. Arts & Culture Garden Issue 45 Piet Oudolf The Dutch designer bringing life—and death—to traditional gardens. Arts & Culture Issue 45 Thomas MacDonell The conservationist transforming the Highlands. Arts & Culture Design Issue 45 The New Craftsmen From the Outer Hebrides to central London, Catherine Lock is celebrating the crafts heritage of Great Britain. Arts & Culture Music Issue 45 Gerard & Kelly On dance, domesticity and the giants of modernism. Arts & Culture Issue 45 Hang in There How to make the best of a bad job.