Smart Reads: Thanksgiving Edition

Today in culture: Kinky food, Thanksgiving-related food, and Napster. Alison Bechdel posts the whole of “Rising Damp”, about her stay in London. How to make invisible ink, as well as a history of spycraft: “Invisible ink involves any acid which … Continued

Smart Reads: Alison Bechdel, O. Henry, and Advice

Today in culture: famous fathers give not-so-famous advice to their children, Jim Sturgess gets racist, and Alison Bechdel remains wonderful. -On the seriously tacky way in which Jim Sturgess confronts the issue of Yellowface in Cloud Atlas. Really, Jim? -A … Continued