Oh hey! It’s been a while. Since we last posted, Elizabeth and I have both moved to DC (living separately, but meeting up for at least a happy hour once a week). We’ll try to update on our newish lives – working at an awesome non-profit for Liz, surviving 1L for Julia – but for now, here are some tabs!
It seems that even Terry Jones’s evangelical (and racist and sexist and xenophobic, etc) book publisher wants to distance itself from him. Creation House removed Jones’s best seller from their page, but fear not! There are some awesome books up there. On my list: The Apocalypse of Bob and the uber-progressive sounding How to Submit to Your Husband Joyfully. (*that’s the sound of sarcasm, btw*)
A really neat report on the effects of a losing baseball team on a city – economically, emotionally, and narratively. Go O’s, regardless.
On internet memes. lolz internetz etc.
Money can buy you a better ranking, but not a better education. A revealing study on George Washington University.
The New Yorker covers the bleak Russian landscape and the history of Stalinist labor camps.
On the prison note, is it possible to have a prison without walls? (whether or not it’s a good idea is a whole separate question)
Why there’s a bit more to the Ladies Night legal controversy, especially for feminists.
Finally, the confluence of a bunch of things that make me really happy: