Weekend Edition: 9-29

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Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

  • 50 Years of the Jetsons: Why The Show Still Matters (“Five decades after its debut, not a day goes by that someone isn’t using ‘The Jetsons’ as a way to talk about the fantastic technological advancements we’re seeing today. Or conversely, evidence of so many futuristic promises that remain unfulfilled.”) (via)
  • On Falling Apart (“The week after my 30th birthday, my best friend had me committed to a psych ward.”) (via)
  • Blasphemy: an indispensable human right (“What this idea really bespeaks is a terror that most faiths contain at their core: that serious, skeptical, dispassionate evaluations of their specific claims will reveal them to be indefensible, hollow and easily debunked.”) (via)

Blog Headlines of the Week

Bookish Linkage

Nonbookish Linkage

The clouds are like headlines
On a new front page sky

Tom Waits, “Shiver My Timbers,”
The Heart of Saturday Night

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