Sunday, February 20, 2011

Weekend Links

The AV Club interviewed Thomas Frank, one of the most interesting cultural critics working in America today.

The Great Gatsby is now an old-fashioned NES-style 8-bit video game. Its not . . . particularly close to the book, but its a hell of a lot of fun.

In the New York Times, Virginia Heffernan discusses cafe culture, and its adjustment to the age of the e-reader. (Thanks for the words: Wormbook)

A website called "Cool in New York" has compiled a list of the best chicken wing specials in New York City, organized by day of the week.

The Awl analyzed the ratio of books written by men to books written by women that get reviewed in The New York Times, and finds that reviews of books written by men outnumber reviews of books written by women by almost 2:1.

And, finally, Radiohead, one of the CSD's favorite bands, released its new record this week. Its first single is "Lotus Flower":

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