Daily Briefing

Deep buzz for the content-deprived

Every weekday, while you get showered and dressed, we pluck these dewy- fresh, breaking stories from the info-clogged byways of the datasphere. Pour yourself a cup of coffee and stoke up on everything you need to know, or at least enough to fake it.

Millennials Are Screwed
Michael Hobbes, The Huffington Post | Millennials Are Screwed | December 14, 2017

Why millennials are facing the scariest financial future of any generation since the Great Depression...

How Harvey Weinstein And Donald Trump Retaliated Against Salma Hayek
Amy Zimmerman, The Daily Beast | Weinstein & Trump | December 14, 2017

These two powerful accused sexual predators lashed out against her in different ways...

Harvey Weinstein Is My Monster Too
Salma Hayek, The New York Times Opinion | My Monster | December 13, 2017

For years, he was my monster...

What Doug Jones Won On Tuesday
The Current, The New Yorker | What Jones Won | December 13, 2017

What did Charles Barkley have to say? "Yes!"....

Alabama Says No To Trump's Tribalism
Thomas L. Friedman, The New York Times Op-Ed | Trump's Tribalism | December 13, 2017

For me it comes down to just two words...

The Nazi-Puncher's Dilemma
Luke O'Brien, The Huffington Post | Inside The Antifa Movement | December 10, 2017

Inside the antifa movement's struggle...

Letter Of Recommendation: iNaturalist
Ferris Jabr, The New York Times Magazine | Recommendation: iNaturalist | December 9, 2017

A free app that can identify animals, plants, and mushrooms on sight...

The Case For The Baker In The Gay-Wedding Culture War
Andrew Sullivan, Daily Intelligencer | The Baker's Case | December 8, 2017

The baker's religious convictions are not trivial...

The G.O.P. Is Rotting
David Brooks, The New York Times Opinion | Homeless Republicans | December 8, 2017

Now it's clear the middle ground doesn't exist...

Donald Trump Could Really Use A Friend
Frank Bruni, The New York Times Opinion | Trump's Friend Void | December 6, 2017

So much of Trump can be explained through the absence of friends...