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What Color Is Your Santa?

Santa is white, obviously. Can Ronald McDonald be Chinese?

Excellent Horse-Like Lady

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un recently machine-gunned his former girlfriend, a pop singer.

Links 23 July 2013

Links and excerpts from my internet reading of 23 July 2013.

Links 20 July 2013

Links and excerpts from my internet reading of recent days.

From “Superchill” to Boston Bomber

Viewed purely in terms of dramatic potential, doesn’t Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s story contain far more human interest than the stories of his victims — who are, after all, only part of the story by tragic accident, rather than through choices they themselves made?

Moment of Rupture

“When I see the pictures of Kyenge I cannot but think of…the features of an orangutan.”

Links 15 July 2013

Links and excerpts from my internet reading of 15 July 2013.

Links 09 July 2013

Links and excerpts from my internet reading of 09 July 2013.

“I Use My Own Brain”

A 12-year-old kid explains the political situation in Egypt.

The NSA Maps Your Brain

“Now that so much of our lives are mediated by the internet, your IP logs are really a real-time map of your brain: what are you reading about, what are you curious about, what personal ad are you responding to….”