site to see • Old Picture of the Day
worth hearing • from NPR: Renee Montagne interviews Alexander McCall Smith author of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Renee Montagne the star of the new HBO miniseries.
worth hearing • Commentator Peter Sagal mourns the loss of science fiction author Philip Jose Farmer.
blog of note • NY independent community bookstore Book Culture has a blog post up which I ate with great relish: Ed Park is currently teaching two classes at Columbia University one of which is A Comic Novel, the post lists the required reading.