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.

2016's Manifest Misogyny
Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker | 2016's Manifest Misogyny | October 16, 2016

What she's had to fight all along is sexism like this...

Fascination And Fear: Covering The Black Panthers
Giovanni Russonello, The New York Times | Covering The Black Panthers | October 16, 2016

A look back at The Times's coverage reveals the influence of the F.B.I....

Leonard Cohen Makes It Darker
David Remnick, The New Yorker | Leonard Cohen Profile | October 16, 2016

A NYer profile...

Bob Dylan Awarded Nobel Prize In Literature
Sewell Chan and Ben Sisario, The New York Times | Bob Dylan Awarded Nobel Prize | October 13, 2016

For "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition"...

"I Think He's A Very Dangerous Man For The Next Three Or Four Weeks"
Susan B. Glasser and Michael Kruse, Politico | Trumpologists Dissect The Donald | October 12, 2016

Top Trumpologists dissect The Donald's final days as a candidate and what comes next...

For Many Women, Trump's "Locker Room Talk" Brings Memories Of Abuse
Jonathan Mahler, The New York Times | Memories Of Abuse | October 11, 2016

"Women: tweet me your first assaults"....

Trump And The Truth
Jonathan Blitzer, The New Yorker | Trump And The Truth | October 11, 2016

The "rigged" election...

Donald Trump Is The GOP's Chemotherapy
George Will, The Washington Post | George Will On Trump | October 11, 2016

Trump should stay atop the ticket, for four reasons...

Donald And Billy On The Bus
Lindy West, The New York Times Op Ed | Donald And Billy On The Bus | October 9, 2016

All of you have failed women for generations, and you deserve to lose our votes...

The Trump Video
Datagnan, Daily Kos | The Trump Video | October 9, 2016

The most disturbing aspect of the Trump video is one that many men won't appreciate...