Smatterings of a Decidely Random Kind

Clive Thompson explains why New Yorkers live longer and might be healthier than the rest of the country.

Sons of Spade finds out what Les Roberts is up to.

Memo to Patrick Anderson
: that “detection by computers” thing that pisses you off in the last paragraph is only going to become a more regular occurrence.

Yee ha, though it’s too little, too late. 

This was an awesome concert.

Move over, Chikatilo, there’s a new serial killer in town.

RIP, Merv Griffin, directly responsible for eating up hours and hours of my childhood TV-watching days with JEOPARDY! and WHEEL OF FORTUNE.