From my Twitter feed

  • How hard is it to watch your kid compete in the Olympics? Watch this gymnast’s parents in action.
  • A good profile of Alec Baldwin, the cover story in Vanity Fair.
  • If local governments can ban businesses for their anti-gay views, can they ban them for being pro-gay? Or atheist? Or French?
  • When 25-year-veteran David Sheets was fired by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch over the phone while on the toilet, he resisted the urge to flush.