A Beatles lunchbox, slider ruler, blackboard protractor, and other back to school “artifacts” in the Smithsonian. Which one makes you feel old?
- The best quote of the week comes from David Fishkind’s essay at HTML Giant: “Yesterday, I told a friend from New York that I’d probably let Don DeLillo sit on me.”
- Underground filmmaker George Kuchar passed away.
- Cookbooks as literature.
- Spencer Ackerman takes a look at comic legend Rick Veitch’s 9/11 Truther comic, The Big Lie.
- Adam Mansbach suggests three books for whiz kids.