What we read while incubating ourselves from the threat of flu…
- This is easily our favorite campaign website. You know, Mike Bloomberg does remind us a little of Mary Bailey.
- John S talked about the problem of aggregating sites way back in August; now, Craig Fehrman of The Big Money wonders why sports aggregators seem to engender less ill will than those of the news variety. We’re not going to tell you what sites John and Fehrman concentrate on, or what they conclude, or what the irony about connecting those two pieces is, lest we be confused with an aggregator ourselves.
- Too big to win? We can only wonder what adjective Slate could have used if Jim McGreevey had stayed in the race six years ago.
- The Walrus–the only Canadian magazine we have on our Google Reader–shows why in its look at GPS devices and their long-range impact on our sense of direction.
- And the award for “Coolest Headline of the Week” goes to National Geographic: “Giant, Mucus-Like Sea Blobs on the Rise, Pose Danger.” Yeah, like you’re not going to click on that story.
- Tyler Cowen, whose work Josh has talked about before, opines on a topic Josh has written about before, dining tips in New York City.