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.

Trump Is Woody Allen Without The Humor
Peggy Noonan, The Wall Street Journal | Peggy Noonan On Trump | July 29, 2017

Half his tweets show utter weakness...

Call It 'Sneaky Repeal,' Not 'Skinny Repeal'
NYT Editorial Board | Sneaky Repeal | July 27, 2017

The Republican mission to destroy Obamacare has become a farce...

Anthony Scaramucci Called Me To Unload About White House Leakers, Reince Priebus, And Steve Bannon
Ryan Lizza, The New Yorker | Scaramucci Unloads | July 27, 2017

He started by threatening to fire the entire White House communications staff...

Inside The Secret Plan To Stop Vladimir Putin's U.S. Election Plot
Massimo Calabresi, Time Magazine | Inside The Secret Plan | July 27, 2017

Inside the secret plan...

A Trump Tower Of Absolute Folly
Ross Douthat, The New York Times Opinion | Tower Of Folly | July 26, 2017

Madness all the way to the top...

Long On Trump
Jessica Pressler, New York Magazine | About Scaramucci | July 25, 2017

Scaramucci profile from January...

The Trump White House's War Within
Susan B. Glasser, Politico | White House's War Within | July 25, 2017

America's longest war...

The Library Of Congress Opened Its Catalogs To The World.
Melissa Levine, The Conversation, PBS | LOC Catalogs Available | July 25, 2017

Here's why it matters...

The Author Of 'I Love Dick' - On One Crazy Coincidence
As told to Emily Spivack, The New York Times Style Magazine | One Crazy Coincidence | July 24, 2017

The story of a thing...

TV OD: Have We Reached Peak Television?
Jonathan Bernstein, The Guardian | Have We Reached Peak Television? | July 24, 2017

Is the telly bubble about to burst?...