Weekend Bites: Fixing Kafka, Nate Silver On Canadian Hockey, The Jewish Village Voice, And More


“This isn’t a tweak, it’s triage. It’s going to be bloody.” – Steven Soderbergh on fixing up Kafka.

The Chicago Sun-Times will start training all of their reporters to take better iPhone photos after the newspaper cut their photo staff. We guess this means that now photos of Mayor Rahm Emanuel that grace the newspaper’s cover will come in different Instagram filters.

Matthew Specktor’s American Dream Machine is reviewed in this weekend’s New York Times Book Review.

J. Hoberman on the end of the Jewish era at the Village Voice.

Nate Silver breaks down why Canadian teams don’t win the Stanley Cup.

Lou Reed got a liver transplant.

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