* Good read: Howard Kurtz on the demise of the professional critic.
* See, this is how to sell the need for financial reform.
* Arizona to allow concealed carry without a permit.
* The Explainer on how to pronounce Eyjafjallajokull, and more. Bonus: 'what's the deal with Iceland?'
* BAGnewsNotes on a telling image from Guantanamo Bay.
* Another good read: looking at America's prescription culture.
* And another good read! "Who killed the Responsible Republican? Bill Kristol, of course."
* Whoah. New clues about Kissinger and Operation Condor.
* The Comics Curmudgeon talks about the cultural significance of... LL Cool J.