Looks like someone's union is contractually ready for some footbaaalll!
An oral history of Cheers. Holy crap. A must read.—BK
Oh my, this is what I'd write if I could come up with anything more eloquent than "P.T. Anderson? Fuck that guy!" (All the hoopla reminds me of Maeby Fünke's words: better say you liked the movie; don't want to seem stupid.)—JS
My man-crush on Schur continues unabated.—BK
Even he who is without sin can sometimes be a pain in the ass.
America is the world's preeminent economic force. Pro football is America's preeminent sports pastime. And I maintain that it's because of Steve Sabol. RIP.—JM
Well, they can't all be The Mob Doctor, can they?
I rarely buy books in hardcover (partly out of cost, partly because I'm always playing catch-up on older books), but I'll be making an exception today to buy Chabon's new book Telegraph Avenue, as he's my favorite author.—BK
But will he meet his match in Ultra-Visible Romney?
What to do when you and your spouse have different political beliefs? Well, if you're like me, you can just take solace in the fact that she's never followed politics closely at all, so that's why she votes wrong.—JM
This time next week, I'm sure we'll have plenty of lies from Obama's convention to add to the list, but the point isn't who lies most – it's how, why, and what, if anything, should be done about it. Fascinating read.—JS