Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth

Sweet Merciful Crap

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Sweet merciful crap, I have a lot of tabs open. Well, I’d better get started.

* Up first: Colbert’s “Better Know a Beatle” interview with Sir Paul McCartney from last week, definitely one of his funniest in a while.

* George Saunders remembers John Updike. Saunders also had a typically good story in the New Yorker last week.

* The piece on Caroline Kennedy was pretty good too. I remain persuaded that she would have been a very good Senator but also that she shouldn’t have been appointed on anti-dynastic grounds.

* Nor can you lose with a New Yorker story titled “The Invasion from Outer Space” that is actually about an invasion from outer space…

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February 2, 2009 at 1:39 pm

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