The first episode of Shadow Unit season two is out there — And you know you want to read it.
Khoda — 100% hand painted animated short film
Pantalaine: Provisioners of America’s finest plural clothing — Uh huh. (Thanks to
Tips for William the Conqueror fanboys — Language Log on time travel and (duh) language. With links!
What Do Truckers Have to Do With Country Music, Food Prices, and Politics? — More from Freakonomics.
Facing Counterfeiting Crackdown, Beijing Vendors Fight Back — Globalism and intellectual property collide. (Thanks to my dad.)
?otD: Which witch is which?
Body movement: 75 minute urban walk (up Twin Peaks, with bonus skunk action!)
This morning’s weigh-in: n/a (travel day)
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville; Black Blade Blues by John Pitts