Saturday Morning Links

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200904101210Okay, all you (us) iPhoniacs out there–who’ll be the first to come up with an App to make sure we become the downloader of the billionth app?

Dan Kennedy channels former Alaska Senator Ted Stevens on that fancy new Twitter thingy.

Ta-Nehisi Coates on why white people are allowed to dance badly.

“The problem with publishing is the relentlessness of the apocalypse.” So saith Harper’s.

Quite often, I’d rather the US had more than two major political parties, but this is nuts.

The Mexican answers the burning question “does only Bart Simpson say “Ay caramba!”?

And since this is Easter weekend, here’s a review of the various Jesus Chainsaw Massacres that some of the nation’s mega-churches put on for their attendees.


Brian Spears is Senior Poetry Editor of The Rumpus and the author of A Witness in Exile (Louisiana Literature Press, 2011). His poem “Upon Reading That Andromeda Will One Day Devour Triangulum and Come For Us Next” was featured in Season 9 of Motion Poems. More from this author →