Weekend Edition: 5-20

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

We need ecstasy and cocaine in place of Prozac and Xanax (“We’d rather stick to antidepressants of minimal therapeutic impact, not because they guard against addiction – they don’t – but because of a puritanical aversion to supplying unearned happiness and, along with it, a deep-seated belief that people […]

Weekend Edition: 5-13

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

Why Liberals Aren’t as Tolerant as They Think (“One theory is that the effects of liberals’ unique traits and worldviews on prejudice are swamped by a simple fact of humanity: We like people similar to us.”)

Fighting With Their Fists to Put a Period in a Basket (“What […]

Weekend Edition: 5-6

Bulletin Board

I’ve got a review of Superman: The Golden Age Newspaper Dailies: 1942-1944 over at Cinema Sentries

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

The Admission (“Was this really my life now? I couldn’t think of a greater failing than not being able to keep yourself alive.”)

Bookish Linkage

Vietnam is a country, not a […]

Weekend Edition: 4-29

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

The More You Use Facebook, the Worse You Feel (“We found consistently that both liking others’ content and clicking links significantly predicted a subsequent reduction in self-reported physical health, mental health, and life satisfaction.”)

Bookish Linkage

Campus libraries are changing

Bookish Lists: 8 books about royal Russian […]

Weekend Edition: 4-22

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

The Seductive Appeal of the “Nazi Exception” (“Rights arise from our status as humans, not from our adherence to ideology.”)

Lawsuit of the Week

San Diego’s former mayor and his wife are suing the city alleging her fall on a sidewalk ruptured her breast implants

Saddest Blog Headline of […]

Weekend Edition: 4-15

Okay, I’m going to try again to revive Weekend Edition. I occasionaly come across things that don’t prompt a blot post or that I’ve simply linked to on Facebook. Now both will appear here, although I don’t promise these will be weekly weekends. And this one may be a bit narrow as I only yesterday […]