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.