Friday Reads: Stuff I Read That I Liked This Week

Around the internet:

– Edith Zimmerman on Joseph Kennedy III (The New York Times): From this weekend’s Magazine.

– “A Teenager Tries to Make the Best of Hosting Her Middle-Ages Party at the Same Time as Her Older Brother’s Lacrosse Team’s Kegger” (McSweeney’s)

– “After the End of Men” (The Awl): What happens when men disappear.

– Michael Lewis on Barack Obama (Vanity Fair): Probably the best Obama profile I’ve read…maybe ever?

– “Is This Book Bad, or Is It Just Me? The Anatomy of Book Reviews” (The Millions)

– “The City That Pays For College” (The New York Times): Another New York Times Magazine article. This one’s about the city of Kalamazoo, MI’s Promise program.

– “The Land That Time and Money Forgot” (New York Magazine): Mark Jacobson writes about the current state of the New York City Housing Authority. (Actually, I read this one in print but it’s available online.)


Best European Fiction 2012 ed. by Aleksander Hemon: I’m probably 2/3 of the way done with the short stories in here and I’ll definitely write more about this later.

9 thoughts on “Friday Reads: Stuff I Read That I Liked This Week

    • There are lots of Best , some have grown to be quite well-known, gaining weepsirdad attention for any number of reasons. Some restaurants have earned a standing among , many make TV or movie appearances, plus some are simply plain.Several restaurant establishments have been in existence such a long time, they’re practically woven in to the fabric from the city.Junior’s: It’s the best restaurant for new yorkers. Junior’s is really a Brooklyn landmark that presently has two Manhattan locations, at Grand Central Terminal and Times Square.Carnegie Deli: Carnegie Deli is really a best New York City restaurant noted for its overstuffed pastrami and corned beef sandwiches. The deli serves my way through oversized portions.Grimaldi’s: Grimaldi’s is among the most widely used pizza restaurants in New York City.Katz’s Deli: is so famous in new york city. If longevity is any indicator of the good restaurant, then Katz’s Deli should be doing something right. It had been established in 1888 with a Russian immigrant family in New York City’s Lower East Side.Lombardi’s is a touch Italy establishment with many different history. H H Bagels: It it well known restaurant of new york.H H is among the largest bagel producers on the planet along with a well-known bagel shop inside a city that knows bagels. Besides being well-liked by New Yorkers H H also ships their New York bagels across the nation and round the world. +1

      • I think Todds tweets show us that he is very imtoaprnt to himself : End of StoryIf I was struggling and financially hurting and read those tweets in the search for hope what would I find: SelfIf I was rich and could afford all the good things of life and read those tweets what would I find: Money talks !If I was Jesus where would you find me: Walking between both rich and poor and saying: neither rich or poor is of my doing its of yours Money: There is plenty to go round even in this recession: I am beginning to think we just like to see each other suffer because it makes our loss less so. We strip each others life lines and then expect someone to take up ours To have hope needs the prescence of lack otherwise why would you need hope! I knew someone once who created chaos, confusion,and grief in order that he could then turn the tables into hope, come out as a hero, restore order and thereby bathe in its glory: Substance and value will be lost in the tweets of life unless we get substance and value ourselves and rise above the twitter.

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