Bites: Willy Loman Gets Some Respect, Gladwell Writes a Letter, Chomsky’s Eye, Beth Ditto as a Hero, Oprah Fucks Over the Book Industry, and More

“He’s not the finest character that ever lived. But he’s a human being”.  Actually Linda Loman, I think in regards to your husband, it’s the other way around. According to this list, your husband Willy stands alongside The Wandering Jew, Betty Boop, and Shylock as the 100 most influential people who never lived.


  • The daughter of Orson Welles wrote a book about being the daughter of Orson Welles.
  • HTMLGiant complain about eyewear models, talk about Chomsky getting a new pair of glasses.

We can stop talking about New Moon after today.

Rock and/or roll

  • Matt Friedberger (Fiery Furnaces’) vs. Radiohead and Beck in a deathmatch!

Peace out O!

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