humor • from the NYT Ben Schott – Confessions of a Book Abuser
worth hearing • from NPR 18-year old Eagle Scout James Calderwood of Chevy Chase, Md., has earned all 122 Boy Scout merit badges. He explains to how he managed to become an expert on everything from fly fishing to nuclear medicine. YOU thought I’d make a crack didn’t you?
worth reading • from the NYT – US Forces deleting freelance journalists footage of Afghan events. quelle surprise.
well worth reading • from Newsweek an excerpt from the new reprinting of Harold Bloom’s American Religion.