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David Brooks on ISIS:

The ISIS atrocities have descended like distant nightmares upon the numbed conscious of the world. The first beheadings of Americans had the power to shock, but since then there has been a steady barrage of inhumanity: mass executions of Christians and others, throwing gay men from rooftops, the destruction of ancient archaeological treasures, the routine use of poison gas.

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Current Affairs & History

The Office, The Wire, and The Lonely World

by John Bucher @(johnkbucher)

I’ve long been taken by the concept of ritual. For some, that word brings to mind images of secret societies, blood, and empty ceremony for ancient purposes. 913 more words

Faith

You're gonna need Soft Eyes - S4E02 is out!

We’re back once more. Not a whole lot to say this week, other than that we’re having a ball talking about Season 4 and hope you’re enjoying it too! 6 more words

Caught On The Wire

Wizard World Chicago 2015 Photos, Part 5 of 7: Actors We Met

Previously on Midlife Crisis Crossover:

It’s that time of year again! Anne and I are at Wizard World Chicago in scenic Rosemont, IL, where we’re so far having a blast even though parts of it resemble hard work and our feet feel battle-damaged after two days of endless walking, standing, lining up, shuffling forward in cattle-call formation, and scurrying toward exciting people and things…

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Entertainment

The Atlantic Is Bringing Blogging Back

The Atlantic is returning to blogging, the158 year-old media company announced last night in a blog post. The new section of TheAtlantic.com, called Notes, will be a place for “first thoughts, running arguments, stories in progress,” the section’s tagline promises. 380 more words

Worth Waking Up For

David Simon, creator of The Wire, on Democracy Now! this mornings (8/26). I was too late to see the whole live broadcast, but what I did see was worth waking up and leaving my apartment before 8pm.

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