From Tetris to Angry Birds, an examination of “stupid games.”
Wednesday, April 4
A report from the KKK’s 2012 Faith and Freedom conference in Arkansas:
It's quite disconcerting in this modern age to be in a room full of white people who are all spouting the most vile racist slurs that one can imagine, openly, while everyone else laughs and applauds it. There is a Twilight Zone feeling to it, as if you'd stumbled into a secret clubhouse where white people can say those forbidden things—the Valhalla of dumb racist jokes.
Tuesday, April 3
Teaching Emily Dickinson at Santa Fe Community College in Gainesville, Florida.
After two people are found dead in Yellowstone National Park, a team of investigators tracks down the unlikely culprit: a grizzly bear.
He’s their hero, but he’s also their soulmate, the one person in the world who understands them. That’s why Stephen Wesley and the legions of fans like him can’t get enough of the Mountain Goats. And that burden is crushing Darnielle.
On the passionate relationship between fans and John Danielle of the Mountain Goats.
Monday, April 2
An investigative look at the killing of Trayvon Martin.