birthday beat • NPR’s Tom Vitale Revisits Allen Ginsberg’s ‘Howl‘ at 50
worth a listen • this week On the Media’s Mike Pesca reflects on the past, present and future of plagiarism.
“How to Overcome Nymphomania”
“How to Murder a Complete Stranger and Get Away With It”
“How to Make your Mother a Porn Star”
“Laser Eye Surgery at Home”
flipside • Australia is struggling with the question of whether Free Speech includes Hate speech and wants to outlaw the glorification of suicide bombing.
retro-sex • UK police have uncovered a sex slavery cult based on the 1960’s science fiction Gor novels by John Norman.
banktoaster • the New Yorker’s free short story this week is Cinderella School by Lara Vapnyar
blog of note • I hadn’t realized Epicurious.com has an editors blog, I’m a sucker for Foodie blogs. Epicurious is the Condé Nast homepage for Gourmet and Bon Appétite Magazines. Need I mention is a vast treasure trove of recipes?
On Saturday, May 20 at 8:00 am Book TV presents 2006 Book Expo America-Saturday Coverage
Book TV schedule for May 20 – 22
Chris Wallace, Character: Profiles in Presidential Courage