Week Links

Week Links

Reading

NPR White House Correspondent Tamara Keith’s interview with Modernae Magazine discusses being a role model for your child by going after your own dreams. K Austin Collins begs us, and Hollywood, to let Zac Efron be great, looking at the bigger picture of the kind of guy Efron is allowed to portray, and asking why it is our society eternally puts so much money into that guy. “I’m so tired of films that trumpet ‘difficult, messy women,’ only to make them clean up their acts at the end.” The rise of the playlist, and the people inside our speakers.

Thinking

“If members of our species can get by so well without episodic memories, why did we evolve to have them in the first place? And how long are they liable to stick around?”

Smiling

Prince and Matt Damon and death to small talk.

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