Apes are using Skype on iPads, gambling, and building fires to cook food. I can’t even imagine how amazing it must feel to hand a chimp a pack of matches knowing he’s going to start a fire with them.
I read a profile of her once in which she talked about the black holes of outer...– Nell Boeschenstein on Emmylou Harris. (thx, Edith’s longreads!) Let’s not forget Robert Krulwich’s Have You Heard About B Flat?
Community” is the best thing we’ve got. Not as TV watchers. As people.– The Best Comedy of 2011: Community « Hulu Blog
Here’s your soundtrack for the next hour. It’s a mix of the music I’ve been listening to the most in 2011. Not all of it came out in 2011, so this isn’t a “best of” or anything like that. Enjoy.
Christopher Hitchens on The Daily Show: Sparring... →
Are urban bicyclists just elite snobs? →
Spoiler: No, but it is a perception biking enthusiasts must address. This is a pro-bicycling article. Read this, before your next Critical Mass.
It bears repeating: at the Met, the most expensive opera tickets are indeed...– ‘Satyagraha’ and Occupy Lincoln Center, Last Night | The Awl