March 18th, 2011 / 3:04 pm

Five Items of Interest

At the NPR blog, Linda Holmes writes in praise of cultural omnivores.

Just so you know, there’s a bill in Congress that would call for the auditing of abortions and I would explain in greater detail the many levels of bullshit embedded in this bill but I have a headache. Mother Jones discusses this bill quite well. It is expected to pass through the House easily.

Chris Bower has something to say about wit and wisdom.

I enjoyed this review of a $600 cookbook in The New Yorker.

At The Awl, SJ Culver writes about writing and expectations.


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