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links to start your day right, every morning at six

It’s OK to shoplift, as long as it’s from a big store and you use the money to write a book.

Memory tips from an autistic savant. (via Boingboing)

“Hey, I think I missed the last bus — is it cool if I crash here tonight? Here, in the COMMENTS SECTION OF YOUR BLOG????” Andrew leaves long, strange, interesting blog comments. (see also here)

Rich people do this all the time, but a stripper faces up to ten years in prison for understating her earnings.

Congo rebel leader accused of war crimes tells his story.

More from the New Yorker’s National Reading 2666 Month blog.

Joe The Plumber, reporting from war, thinks media should be abolished from reporting in war zones.


Stephen Elliott is the author of seven books, including the memoir The Adderall Diaries and the novel Happy Baby. He is the founder of The Rumpus. His feature film debut, About Cherry, was distributed by IFC. More from this author →