Weekend Edition: 4-5

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

  • What Is Cupcake Fascism? (“[A] stiff upper lip is, dialectically speaking, nothing more than a form of cowardice; less a level-headed stoicism than a neurotic unwillingness to confront an unjust reality.”)

Blog Headline of the Week

Headslapper of the Week

  • A nine-month-old Pakistani boy is charged with attempted murder of police officers

I Take It He Didn’t Like His Job

  • A Manhattan court reporter has caused chaos by repeatedly typing things like “I hate my job I hate my job. I hate my job.” instead of trial testimony

Bookish Linkage

[R]eality … is always necessarily disillusioning.

Christa Wolf, City of Angels

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