Golly, there are a lot of links today. Kick it:
Good Poynter.org convergence map.
Cyberjournalist's mammoth list of blogs published by journalists.
Zowie, Pitchfork is going mainstream. Or something like that.
The video for Foo Fighter's "Low," starring Dave Grohl and Jack Black, is a little extreme. I think it was banned from MTV.
Gothic Lolita is in this week.
Pre-order David Foster Wallace's newest: Everything and More: A Compact History of Infinity, which tells the story of Georg Cantor.
Guardian essay on irony: The Final Irony. Recommended.
That funny Onion: Ask Raymond Carver.
Recommended summer reading from dozens of authors.
Game: Dr. Strange Blix.
A syllabus to a class I'd like to take: CTCS 505: New Media and the Consumption Cycle.
Tom Friedman in the Times asks Is Google God?
Lame Times story on internet dating.
A zillion Amazon RSS Feeds.
Zoom and explore the art of the Renaissance.
Frank Lloyd Wright's vision of Baghdad.
"I used to hate the Internet. I thought it was just a place where people stole our products. But I see how influential these fans can be when they build a consensus, which is what we seek. I now consider them filmmaking partners."
The Rake has a decent converging history of Schell's and Grain Belt beer.
According to Alexa, 40% of CityPages.com's traffic is now through Babelogue.
Did you hear that Rock Star closed? It has even been nuked from the City Pages database. Great food, horrible location.