– Congrats to my dad who just got his final security clearence to join the foreign service, an agonizing and intense process you can (and should!) read about on his blog DiploJournal. A great resource for anyone interested in a career in foreign service.
Kind of Blue is the best album ever. It turns 50 this week, read about its history on Slate.
Bob Herbert and Robert Reich hold it down on health care and reveals the real winner at this point: insurance and pharmaceutical companies.
– Andrew O’Hehir is not optimistic about some big upcoming movies. And he’s probably right.
Is Sonic the Hedghog a socialist?
–  Awesome Feministe posts (1 and 2) on polyamory.