2. More on the John Taylor graph.
3. Humorous sociology t-shirts from orgtheory.net. I like the one about formalization.
4. On empirical evidence of the failure of capitalism. My example is White Castle.
5. The Honest Courtesan on unchanging human nature and the "other". I'm more optimistic than she is on this one, in large part because of the amazing change in the cultural treatment of homosexuality in the US during my lifetime.