Unrequired Reading: Nov. 20, 2009

Who expected it? Another Friday dose of Unrequired Reading! Just click “more”!

EIGHT GLASSES OF WINE A DAY?!

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Best new NYC buildings of the decade? And you included the Hearst monstrosity? Sigh . . .

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WSJ interview with Russian literature transators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky! I’m so easy to please.

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The economics of pinball! I’m so easy to please. (For the record, I think there were some minor innovations post-1992, but The Addams Family truly was the most mind-blowing pinball machine ever made.)

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Not a good decade for some.

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I used to bury my little green army men in the sand.

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I also used to drive down 14th St. almost every Sunday when I was bringing Amy back to her apartment. This post does not make me nostalgic.

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Einstein: splitting atoms and splitting Jews.

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Eat the Light! Thomas Kinkade Cannibalized!

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If he didn’t make sissified music with Jeff Lynne for a few years, I’d put Tom Petty higher in the rock-‘n’-roll pantheon.

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Last week, I linked to this awesome Yankees billboard, so it’s only fair that I post the, um, alternate one this week:

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