Daily Archive: November 15, 2010
So claims Jeff MacGregor in a fascinating series of notes on Derek Jeter, baseball, the beautiful, the sublime, and American nostalgia against lies, damned lies and statistics.
Apologies if everyone’s seen it already, but this is perhaps the best response to arbitrary authority that I’ve ever encountered outside of a Marx Brothers film.
Joe Camel, Aging Hipster: If R.J. Reynolds’ niche marketing to Williamsburg hipsters succeeds, can we soon expect packs of Kools sporting pictures of Harlem or nostalgic witch burning scenes on Salems?
Spencer Ackerman on the Obama administration’s legal justification for drone strikes: In March, the State Department’s legal adviser gave a speech asserting that the strikes are legal, not demonstratingwhy they are. The closest that Harold Koh...