wednesday reading list

“Open wide baby bird, mama’s got a big, fat nightcrawler of truth.”

~ Stephen T. Colbert

Harold Meyerson at the Washington Post discusses the terrifying next step after Citizens United and Rupety Murdoch’s life: the Koch Brothers buying the Los Angeles Times.

Boris Kachka of Vulture profiles Claire Messud and her husband, James Wood, and the lives of the writer-book critic duo.

SB Nation profiles former UofL coach and full-time asshole Bobby Petrino, discussing the alternate universe where he and Michael Vick decided to stop f—ing up and change football together.

Wendell Berry, the Kentucky author, conservationist and godfather of the farmer’s market, is the subject of a beautiful piece from Garden & Gun.

In what can only be described as an absurd turn of events, a collection of forged Hitler diaries are now being accepted into the German Federal Archives, 30 years after their discovery.

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