PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"We've Been Taken Over by a Cult": A transcript of a speech by Seymour Hersh, on the current state of affairs. Fascinating read. (Courtesy Iceman.)

Map, charts, facts and figures from the BBC on post-Saddam Iraq.

Awesome essay for the New Yorker by Jonathan Franzen, on growing up with Peanuts. (Courtesy Comics Curmudgeon.)

Also, I Heard It On NPR:
* Translating untranslatable words from around the world.
* A twetntysomething author takes aim at labels for her generation.
* So who rolls out those red carpets for the Oscars and other events?
* Interview with Stephen Colbert.

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