Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Tuesday's Daily Brief: Wisconsin Recall Election, Drone Kills Al Qaeda Deputy, Microsoft Axes Zune, Plus James Franco, Alanis Morissette, Nick Offerman

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Obama, Romney Camps Both Warn Of 'Calamitous' Demise Under The Other's Leadership
Mississippi Gov: 'It's Not A Bad Thing For Children To Hear Prayer In School'
Romney Again Ducks Equal Pay Questions
Reports: Drone Strike Kills Al Qaeda Deputy
Microsoft Axes Its Failed 'iPod Killer' Brand
James Franco: Summer Reading Part 1 of 6: 'If I Don't Six'
I am not a sports fan, but that didn't keep me from loving If I Don't Six by Elwood Reid. There is something more to this book that takes it out of the sports fiction genre and brings it into the realm of literary fiction.
Alanis Morissette: What I Know About Being an Attachment Parent
It seems as though a healthy moderate version of parenting -- where our shame about our bodies and our sexuality, our traumas and our resistances to connection are addressed -- is where most of us, ultimately, really want to fall.
Nick Offerman: Obsessed: Woodworking
In my day job, performing for folks is a gas, and I am very tickled to make a nice living as a professional jackass, but it is the production of sawdust and shavings that brings me the most profound satisfaction.
Evan Shapiro: TV: An Intervention
So, how does the TV industry innovate to capture the audiences they are at risk of losing forever? How do you get cutters to keep the cord?
Bernard-Henri Lévy: After the Drama of Villeurbanne
From one side of the political spectrum nearly to the other, disapproval was unanimous. However, this affair (three young Jews assaulted with blows from hammers and iron bars last Saturday in Villeurbanne) remains eminently troubling.

No comments:

Post a Comment

An American Democrat