In other internet wanderings....some things I enjoyed reading this week.
The New Snob Appeal of Tap Water
Middle East Conflict Intensifies as Blah Blah Blah, Etc.
So true, so sad, so funny.
The Onion on This American Life
"Seeing this project through to its culmination was equally satisfying and strange," said Vowell, speaking at a book signing in Colonial Williamsburg dressed as Betsy Ross. "I feel not unlike the early Pilgrims, who, standing atop Plymouth Rock after a long and arduous sea voyage, reflected on their journey, perhaps thinking to themselves 'For God's sake—doesn't anybody have anything to eat in this settlement?'"(Ha. I own two Sarah Vowell books now.)