Weekend Edition: 12-14

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

  • Dystropia: The Christmas Edition! (“During a holiday that is increasingly dominated by commercial interests, the Christmas Creep highlights the panoramic greed that encapsulates us all this time of year. Even the Whos down in Whoville were noticeably happier once they got all their shit back.”)
  • The Last Taboo (“Basically, atheism is still as close as it gets to political poison in American electoral politics”)

Most Honest Person of the Week

  • After her latest arrest, 83-year-old Doris Payne, who’s stolen some $2 million in jewels in the last 60 years, listed her occupation on court papers as “jewel thief

Bookish Linkage

Nonbookish Linkage

The point is there ain’t no point.

Cormac McCarthy, No Country for Old Men

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