Here’s a smattering of some of this week’s web ephemera that got our clicks.
Nathan Schneider on The new landscape of the religion blogosphere.
From the Paris Review interview with Dorothy Parker: “There’s a hell of a distance between wisecracking and wit. Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words. ”
Alain deBotton believes that museums would be better places if curators acted more like therapists and less like educators. Read the New Yorker‘s Alain deBotton’s Healing Arts
R.R. Reno at First Things on “The Christian Intellectual”…Tell us what you think of this piece?
From the Paris Review interview with James Fenton: “If you are going to do a poetry reading, write something you can put across to an audience. I could see it dawning on them that there was a payoff—people like to hear poems written with the idea of performance in mind.”
Today’s featured video is “Match” by Bryan McManus.