In the spirit of Internet immediacy, here is a review of what I was reading online last week.
- A friend, a car, an empty road unfurling to the horizon between the navy sheet of the sea and the enormous sandbox of the Arabian interior — there’s little more to ask of a day.” …Not to be that guy, or anything, but I can think of a lot more to ask from a day. via Dunes and Drama on a Drive Through Oman – NYTimes.com.
- “An I.O.C. spokesman said of Tuesday’s vote, ‘It’s not a case of what’s wrong with wrestling.’” …It’s a case of what is wrong with the Olympics, if you ask me. via How Wrestling Lost the Olympics – NYTimes.com.
- “Yes, even the stoning of a baby can be dramatically justified.” via Depictions of violence in theater: Revelation, not nihilism – latimes.com.
- “They’re going to cook the sanguma mama!” via It’s 2013, And They’re Burning ‘Witches’ | The Global Mail.
From my 120 subscriptions, over the last 30 days I read 5,299 items, clicked 247 items, starred 0 items, and emailed 13 items.