- The 2011 South Dakota Festival of Books has released the schedule for the event, set for October 7-9 in Deadwood.
Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes
- Bruce Springsteen’s Eulogy for Clarence Clemons (“Clarence doesn’t leave the E Street Band when he dies. He leaves when we die.”)
- The people who built Utopia two centuries ago (“Sometimes, when science, opportunity, and morality are just right, people don’t just tell stories about utopia, they try to build it.”)
Blog Headline of the Week
- Is the Internet an inalienable right?
- Have our own actions made the Fourth Amendment obsolete? (via)
- When evidence is powerless (via)
[Music] is my purpose and it flows through my soul and it always will, and nothing in this world, including death, can stop that.
Clarence Clemons, Big Man: Real Life & Tall Tales