- Kurt Vonnegut says he’s done writing books. “I’ve said everything I have to say and I’m completely in print,” he told a reporter. “I’m old, for God’s sake — I’m terribly tired.” (Via Maud Newton.)
- John at SF Signal takes a somewhat critical look (with which I agree) at an article regading the “obligations” of readers.
- It’s been all over the blogosphere but, if you haven’t heard, Robert Anton Wilson, co-author of The Illuminatus! Trilogy, has died. If you’re unfamiliar with him, here’s a selection of some of his lesser known essays. (Via BoingBoing.)
- Harper’s looks at how the Christian right is reimagining American history. (Via Maud Newton.)
Politics, like theology, consists of much noise and no information.
Robert Anton Wilson, Previous Thoughts