Saturday Morning Links, Independence Day Edition

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Olay, I confess–there’s nothing particularly “Independence Day” about this linkfest. Except for this story about the history of preserving the original Declaration of Independence. But that’s it. Onward!

It’s rare that I’ll take the side of a lawyer, but man, this is some bullcrap.

Maybe I’m too cynical, but I’ve always assumed this sort of thing happened everywhere when it came to college admissions.

I think it’s cool that R. Crumb is releasing an illustrated Genesis in the coming year, but I’d have thought Revelation more his speed. Maybe the Song of Solomon.

And finally, how hard can it be to figure out 2/3 of something? I pity the judge who has to hear this case.


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 →