What I Read Today

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
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4

‘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

SEO for Non-dicks

This afternoon I’ll go through boingboing, LaughingSquidGizmodo, 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.


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

A tribute to Halloween animated GIFs.

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