This week’s read: The Problem with Everything: My Journey Through the New Culture Wars by Meghan Daum. My favorite quote: “Half-truths, repeated, authenticate themselves. After twenty-five years as a working writer, I can’t believe what’s happened to words themselves. It’s as if they’ve been starved of oxygen. It’s as if they’ve been denied one another’s company, forced into a solitary confinement in which their value is based solely on their most basic definitions. Robbed of context, flattened into blunt objects, they thrash about, unmoored, in the seas of stupidity, only to crash so hard on the rocks that they break apart into further meaninglessness.” Read more about or purchase at Amazon.