Monday Medley

What we read on the clandestine flight to South America:

  • This probably isn’t Tom Junod’s best work–the paragraph-to-paragraph logic is a bit lacking at times–but it is the best thing we’ve read about who, and more importantly what, Michael Jackson was. It’s also another reminder of a simple rule we have: If Junod writes it, we’ll read it. See: The Falling Man, which may just be his best.
  • Josh alluded to David Foster Wallace’s Consider the Lobster earlier this week. Here’s the NPI consensus best essay from that collection. Take our word: It’s about much more than grammar. (N.B.: Feel free to skip the first paragraph/subtitle.)
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2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Dan on June 29, 2009 at 4:23 PM

    alright. i’ll give you that the video was very amusing

    Reply

  2. Posted by Jen on July 1, 2009 at 9:16 AM

    i agree – while i am not for online college, i was disappointed when that song ended so quickly.

    Reply

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