Busy week! Busy weekend! So here’s an assortment of quite spiffy links.
Unlocked Wordhoard readers are answering a question: What classes do you take if you want to be a medievalist?
It’s the 2,000th anniversary of the Battle of Teutoberg Forest, so Hermann the German is everywhere—but Studenda Mira didn’t expect to find him in Reformation propaganda.
Without YouTube, our descendants might never see people working on Linotype machines.
Today, after 72 years, “Guiding Light” is going off the air.
Do aspiring authors need to “know someone”? Victoria Strauss debunks that myth.
Jake Seliger reviews Last Night at the Lobster.
Steve Donohue reviews a new Prince Valiant compilation. (He also reviewed a long-due book about unjustly forgotten illustrator J.C. Leyendecker.)
Speaking of the great Garden State, it’s the ten-year anniversary of Hurricane Floyd. Revisit the mess in photos, won’t you?