Gerry Canavan

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Friday Morning What-Do-You-Mean-I’m-Procrastinating? Links

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* What’s killing us all today? More on the lost Russian space probe. Isn’t this how Night of the Living Dead started?

* At least NASA says we’re safe from solar flares. Ironically, in the wake of this official declaration of safety I’m more worried about killer solar flares than I have ever been.

* Penn State and Berkeley: A Tale of Two Protests.

* Colbert considers police violence at Occupy Cal.

* They’re protesting in Quebec, too.

* The collapse of for-profit education.

* Trailer for new Werner Herzog documentary on the death penalty: Into the Abyss.

* In Harper’sSix Questions for Slavoj Žižek.

* Twenty-One Superheroes Who Beat Up Hitler.

* At last: Gingrichmentum! I’ve been been waiting for this moment since 2009. It’s one of at least three GOP ’12 predictions I’ll claim total prescience for if it comes true.

* Penn State in context: “Connect the Dots Between Child Abuse and The Sexual Assault of Women on Campus.”

* And while we’re on the subject: the Penn State rape scandal is teetering on the brink of being totally batshit insane. I mean really.