Posts De Toilette II
– In honor of the Winter Olympics, I present to you the forever-best piece on it by Reihan Salam, White Snow, Brown Rage. “I hungered for a mahogany man-killer who would avenge me on the slopes”, and “a pestilential backwater full of wild-eyed mystics” are lines for the ages.
-A senior editor at SB Nation goes to his first mixed martial arts event, and falls in love with it. For those who don’t know, I’m obsessed with the sport.
-Adam Serwer muses over a hip-hop anthology and the question of the form as high art.
-“Over the past half century, technological evolution has made it progressively harder to get big things done in this country, and now it’s just about impossible.” Interesting read from Robert Wright.
–A really dense critique of Citizens United. Not sure if I agree, not sure if I disagree, but it was a great brain workout.
-Blockbuster would still be around with section titles like these. Fightin’ and Boobies indeed.