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NPR just announced that Weezer and the Snuggie have teamed up to offer a bundled Weezer-branded Snuggie along with their new album. TOO MUCH!

Social Media

Powerful bit of short-form documentary work from the NYT on suicide among returning Iraq veterans, including self-documentation from the victim, showing just how saturated we all are in recording technology.

On Language

Ben Schott has a nice little tidbit in the NYT on language — as has been much lamented by many as Twitter increases its presence — as it changes when limited. Rather than abbreviating with acronyms, maybe we should return to this code of telegraphy, no?

On Longing

“Nostalgia is the desire for desire.” — Susan Stewart, On Longing: Narratives of the Miniature, the Gigantic, the Souvenir, the Collection