Like a million elephants:

— Love in a time of prawns.

— Chris Edwards on the GOP’s newfound love of entitlement spending.

— High-speed rail and population density for the millionth time.


— I would say this is less about extortion than it is about limiting competition for existing yoga instructors but either way it’s a bad idea.

— The case for optimism about America.

Mad Men footnotes.

I’m not sure I’d call it the best song of the decade, but Outkast’s “B.O.B.” is pretty fantastic and also weirdly prescient.