* Seeing Detroit as a metaphor for America's past, not our future.
* America's problem with publicly-funded stadiums.
* Good read: 'the rise of the personal franchise site in news.'
* Why we need to eliminate the White House press briefing.
* How Econ 101 is ruining our economy.
* In case you missed it, Univision is winning summer.
* So many things: the io9 Comic-Con wrap-up.