1. Waiting for Ditka. Iron Mike's great year was my first year of gradual school.
2. Social scientists ignore religion at their peril.
3. That flushing sound is your tax dollars going down the toilet at Bongz and Thongz, closely preceded by the K2.
4. FT interview with Rufus Wainwright.
5. An optimistic view of the robot apocalypse.
Hat tip on #5 to Jess Goldberg.
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