Oh, kind luxury of time that one has when unemployed. This is what I’ve read this morning, as of noon, and there’s been a nice abundance of particularly interesting articles today. In order of interestingness:
Louis C.K. walks us through Louie‘s second season, Part 1 – via The Onion’s AV Club
‘The Finest Life You Ever Saw’ – NYTimes Review of Books on a new Hemingway biography.
A Long Day at ‘The Office’ With Mindy Kaling – via NYTimes
The Roger Ebert Show – NYTimes on Ebert’s new autobiography, Life Itself.
How Hollywood Chooses Scripts: The Insider List That Led to ‘Abduction’ – via The Atlantic
Take a Stroll… with Rob Delaney – St. Mark’s Magic Bookshop – Comedian Rob Delaney on a struggling East Village book shop.
Are Today’s Youth Really a Lost Generation? – via The Atlantic
Photo Essay: Hindu Festivals – via In Focus, The Atlantic
Photo Essay: This Month in Afghanistan – via The Big Picture, The Boston Globe
The Bookish Life: Anthony Bourdain – via LATimes
An Upbeat — Even Flirty — Reunion for Japanese Internees – via NYTimes
Faster Than Light Neutrinos? Not So Fast – via io9
Cloaking magnetic fields — the first antimagnet
This afternoon I’ll go through boingboing, LaughingSquid, Gizmodo, Gawker, Lifehacker, and some others, perhaps Jalopnik and i09, Cartoon Brew, YMFY, Uptown Almanac to see what’s happen’ in the mission, and later I’ll be sure to see the latest Halloween updates from X-Entertainment.
THIS IS WHAT I’VE BEEN DOING EVERY DAY!
Update: Choice items from the blogs:
What makes us worth defending – via boingboing.
Science museums are failing grown-ups – via boingboing.
Lose Your Keys? It Was Probably a Russian Spy – via Gawker.
Net Neutrality Rules Published, Lawsuits Soon to Follow – via Wired.
Twitter’s Megan Amram on Nightmare Hipster Comedy and Her Internet Encounter With Rosie O’Donnell
It’s Even Harder Being Green During a Recession