Yeh, how did Russians get so good at chess?
HTML Giant: Mazel tov on turning one year old.
- An interview with Haruki Murakami
- The Moby Dick emoticon.
- Stephanie Kuehnert, Author of Ballad of Suburbia, picks “Bastards of Young” as one of her songs on Largehearted Boy’s Book Notes.
- A.V. Club says “here are the rest of the books we think you should read for 2009″. Lame.
- Carrie Brownstein went to see Marianne Faithful, and wrote about it.
- The most disgusting thing ever. Maybe.