This thread on what's happening in Charlottesville.
Regardless of what we think of Taylor Swift, she's spot-on in refusing to let her assailant change the subject.
I've critiqued Gopnik's language in the past but I appreciate his turn-of-phrase here:
We may or may not be able to Americanize our Buddhism, but we can certainly ecumenicize our analgesics.Another excellent response to the infamous Google-bro memo.
A beautiful story about Barbara Cook's passing.