A very special Links We Love, brought to you by guest writer Nick Rizzo
Here is a very special SXSW edition of Links We Love, brought to you by Nick Rizzo:
In case you missed it, Greg Smith quits Goldman Sachs via NYT Op-Ed. I still prefer the way Scarface quit his job in Half-Baked.
The Guardian has thousands of emails from Syria's Bashar Al-Assad. Like many, he enjoyed sending videos to friends (I'm a Gchat guy myself), but his included "a crude re-enactment of the siege of Homs using toys and biscuits." Okaaay.
Marc Ambinder unveils 10 secret U.S. military units.
Oh lovely, the Department of Homeland Security will now be testing for pre-crime signals.
I'm all about even more dystopia, so I'm really excited to read Miles Klee's debut novel Ivyland. Here's a short interview Kate Perkins conducted with him.
GOOD magazine's consistently awesome Cord Jefferson ponders what will happen when California's weed bubble bursts.
Charlie Rose has intern problems. No cigar, he's just being sued for exploiting their free labor. Jeff Bercovici at Forbes has some interesting thoughts on the matter.
Legendary former Village Voice film critic J. Hoberman describes his recently-completed first trip to South By Southwest.
David Milch just can't catch a break: HBO cancels his racing drama "Luck" after yet another horse dies during filming.
And Christopher Hitchens (er, Washington Monthly's Art Levine) reports from the afterlife.