Today is the shared birthday of Charlotte Brontë, Iggy Pop, and Robert Smith. We think that should make this day a national holiday of some sort.
- “Sense and Sensibility: The Musical.” No, this isn’t a Mel Brooks gag.
- We are still not sick of Elif Batuman. She writes about life after the success of The Possessed, and the time she asked Jonathan Franzen for pot.
- Top 5 conversations I’d like to sit in on: Tina Fey hanging out with Steve Martin.
- The Daily Beast discuses the deaths of Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros in Libya.
- Wavves makes a comic book.