Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth

Links for Friday

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* Writing in Dissent, Feisal G. Mohamed uncovers the real crisis of the humanities: English departments.

* Remaking the University at MLA: The View from 2020.

* Any new technology of war is first developed in the colonies before its deployment in the metropole: Miami PD will become the first local police department to use unmanned drones. Via MeFi.

* Are we living through the spamocalypse?

* Did comprehensive exams make me as smart as I’ll ever be? A sobering thought!

* Taibbi v. Boehner. Bonus: Deficit hawk Boehner can’t name a single federal program he’d cut.

* If the answer to this puzzle is really “What would happen if the entire human race became immortal?”, I may have to start watching Torchwood.

* Blographia Literaria wants to spend winter on Mars, reading Kim Stanley Robinson.

* And Neil sends in the latest entry in soccer’s beloved “unbelievable near-misses” genre.

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  1. You should definitely start watching Torchwood. Seaon 1 is, by and large, lousy, but Season 2 is quite good, and Children of Earth is terrific. I am cautiously ecstatic about the upcoming new series.

    Fred

    January 8, 2011 at 3:10 pm


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