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Read Slate‘s piece: “Mark Zuckerberg Called Obama to Lecture Him About Privacy. Apparently It Did Not Go Well.”
Read this piece: “People Can Draw Energy From Other People The Same Way Plants Do.”
Browse Cracked‘s list of “5 Pop Culture Classics Created Out of Laziness.”
Read Hufington Post’s piece: “The Median Home Price Is $188,900. Here’s What That Actually Buys You.”
Read as “Relevant” considers: “The Problem with a Pop-Culture Christ.”
Read Paste’s report that “Rogue Ales Starts Barrel-Making Company.”
Read Uncut‘s report that the director of the Freddie Mercury biopic has quit.
R.I.P the sailor made famous by kissing a nurse in WWII.
See the Doctors (Who) completely reimagined.
Browse The Independent‘s list of “32 movies that will put an end to your scrolling” on Netflix.
Browse The Atlantic‘s piece considering “The psychology of rituals in overcoming loss, restoring broken order.”
Read as the New York Times considers “Who’s More Famous Than Jesus?”
Browse this list of “The Most Common Gray Hair Myths Debunked.”
R.I.P. Scott Asheton, Stooges drummer.
R.I.P. L’Wren Scott, Mick Jagger’s girlfriend.
R.I.P. Tempe’s Sail Inn.
Wes Anderson likes symmetry.
See “the Teaser Trailer for the New Peanuts Movie.”
The Weekly Driscoll roundup:
- Read “Relevant’s” piece: “Mark Driscoll Posts an Open Letter of Apology.”
- Read Christianity Today’s piece: “Mark Driscoll Retracts Bestseller Book Status, Resets Life.”
- Read as Ray Ortlund ponders: “What just happened.”
- Read as Dave Kraft weighs in on: “Leadership from the Heart.”
- Read this report: “Twenty Former Mars Hill Pastors Seek Mediation With Mark Driscoll and Mars Hill Church Leadership.”
Read/Listen as NPR considers: “How The Cost Of College Went From Affordable To Sky-High.”
Read as Slate argues: “Kid, I’m Sorry, but You’re Just Not College Material” Is exactly what we should be telling a lot of high school student.
Read The Daily Beast‘s report: “Music Criticism Has Degenerated Into Lifestyle Reporting.”
Read The Atlantic’s piece: “The Overprotected Kid A preoccupation with safety has stripped childhood of independence, risk taking, and discovery—without making it safer.”
Read Dangerous Minds’ piece: “God’s Cartoonist: The Ongoing Bizarre Cult Following of Jack T. Chick” (by the way, I’d be open to you buying me a copy of The Unofficial Guide to the Art of Jack T. Chick – feel free to contact me for shipping details).
R.I.P. Fred Phelps.
- Read Christianity Today’s piece: “Hate and How to Overcome It: How Should We Respond to the Tragic Death of Fred Phelps?”
- Read The Gospel Coalition‘s piece: “9 Things You Should Know About Fred Phelps and Westboro Baptist Church.”
See migraine headaches depicted by artists.
Read PopMatters‘ piece: “Superheroes Are a Great Terrible Idea.”
Read Bob Boilen’s piece on Pono: “Neil Young Wants You To Truly Hear Music” I personally am wondering why no one has mentioned that iTunes supports lossless formats and can be easily modified to play FLAC files.
Browse AV Club‘s list of “7 pop-culture tie-ins that outlived their inspirations.”
Browse this list of “The five types of music discovery.”
Browse the full list of Record Store Day releases at Pitchfork.
Read as the BBC considers how absinthe became popular among writers.