Happy Saturday. I hear the hot new seasoning for food this year is some kind of spray-on pepper. I’ll be looking for it in my local market.
How does the rest of the world see Thanksgiving?
It’s been clear for a long time that former Kansas Senator and current Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is a restaurant-quality asshole, but this is an impressive display by any standard. And that goes double for whichever douchebag in his office decided to go after an 18 year old for tweeting/
I’m not generally a calendar geek, but this one is impressive.
Apparently, it’s not illegal for members of Congress to engage in insider trading. Or at the very least, it hasn’t been charged yet. (Sorry I’m late on this–I don’t watch 60 Minutes.)
Wired offers some reasons you might want to wear a tinfoil hat.
Finally, since we’ve officially entered the “holiday shopping season” (and I use scare quotes because I am indeed terrified of this time of year), here’s a gift suggestion. Try a gift subscription to your favorite literary journal. I’m just saying I could use a re-up to Threepenny Review. And the people who publish those journals will thank you too.