May 12th, 2011

News

Whistleblowers, graphic novels, and network dramas

THURSDAY NEWS:
* Top read: Glenn Greenwald on the secrecy regime, Obama administration's war on whistleblowers.
* American plutocracy: Republicans plan of attack on cutting down new financial rules.
* Defending the legality of Obamacare in one Powerpoint slide.
* Interesting: Catholic theologians speak out against Boehner in the name of social justice.
* Mysterious gamma-ray flare from the Crab Nebula.
* "It has struck Sex O'Clock in America: a wave of sex hysteria and sex discussion seems to have invaded this country." -August, 1913
* UDON Entertainment drops monthly comic books and moves to just graphic novels.
* The energy behind Portal 2.
* "...Of the 22 dramas that have premiered on ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and the CW, only five are likely to make it to a sophomore year."