Politics Sunday


California voters may legalize pot. And it might throw quite the wrench in the already complex upcoming elections.

In Brazil, a “school of gay arts,” including classes in lip-synching, wig preparation, “hairography,” and “clothing customization.” (via TMN)

Some pretty brilliant ideas on how to make CNN stop sucking. (via)

Al Jazeera’s take on “the cult of Apple.”

A very long and very informative profile of General David Petraeus. “There is scarcely a soldier who has served with him who has not, in the general’s own words, “been PowerPointed to within an inch of his life.””

“Islamo-erotica” is on the rise. (Surprisingly SFW)

Seth Fischer’s writing has twice been listed as notable in The Best American Essays and has been nominated for The Pushcart Prize by several publications, including Guernica. He was the founding Sunday editor at The Rumpus and is the current nonfiction editor at The Nervous Breakdown. He is a Dornsife PhD Fellow at USC and been awarded fellowships and residencies by Ucross, Lambda Literary, Jentel, Ragdale, and elsewhere, and he teaches at the UCLA-Extension Writer’s Program and Antioch University, where he received his MFA. More from this author →