Gerry Canavan

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Wednesday Links

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* Tips for the MLA interview.

* ‘Betrayal without remedy’: Hostess bosses didn’t pay into the pension fund like they were supposed to, and it’s legal because rich people that’s why.

Newspapers Don’t Care When Notable Women Die.

* A eulogy for Occupy.

* LOL WARDROBE MALFUNCTION: “Well, it was obviously an unfortunate incident,” she began. “It kind of made me sad on two accounts. One was that I was very sad that we live in an age when someone takes a picture of another person in a vulnerable moment and rather than delete it, and do the decent thing, sells it. And I’m sorry that we live in a culture that commodifies sexuality of unwilling participants, which takes us back to Les Mis, because that’s what my character is.”

* In the wake of a devastating proof of global warming’s severity, 80% of New Jerseys say they are concerned about climate change. In other news, 20% of New Jerseyans are literally incapable of learning.

What Obama Can Do Right Now to End Outrageous Prison Sentences.

* How Homeland glamorizes torture.

* CFP: The Dark Side of the Digital. Milwaukee, WI, May 2-4.

* And you’ll get more Arrested Development than you thought. See? Christmas miracles do come true…