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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On November 24, 2012 @ 8:00 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Some longer form material for your weekend reading pleasure:

Reinhart & Rogoff: Top Culprit in the Financial Crisis: Human Nature (Barron’s [1])
• I Really Like That You Like What I Like (NY Magazine [2])
• 5 Statistics Problems That Will Change The Way You See The World (Atlantic [3])
• Hayek, Friedman, and the Illusions of Conservative Economics (TNR [4])
• Has ‘Organic’ Been Oversized? (NYT [5])
• The Hard Life of an N.F.L. Long Shot (NYT [6]) see also Japan’s ninjas heading for extinction (BBC [7])
• Stephen Colbert Opens Up About the Deaths of His Dad, Brothers in 1974 Plane Crash (US Weekly [8])
• Is There a Jewish Gene? (The New York Review of Books [9])
• Sexbots Will Give Us Longevity Orgasms (Transhumanity [10]) see also LA’s New Porn Law Is The Worst Kind Of Nanny State Bullshit (NSFW Corp [11])
• Deadhead (The New Yorker [12])

What are you reading?


The Sequester’s Defense Cuts in One Graph  
Source:  Washington Post [14]

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[1] Barron’s: http://online.barrons.com/article/SB50001424052748703961304578128861988425802.html?mod=BOL_hpp_mag#articleTabs_article%3D0

[2] NY Magazine: http://nymag.com/news/features/internet-nice-2012-11/#print

[3] Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/business/print/2012/11/5-statistics-problems-that-will-change-the-way-you-see-the-world/265147/

[4] TNR: http://www.tnr.com/article/books-and-arts/magazine/110196/hayek-friedman-and-the-illusions-conservative-economics

[5] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/08/business/organic-food-purists-worry-about-big-companies-influence.html?_r=0

[6] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/25/magazine/the-hard-life-of-an-nfl-long-shot.html?src=longreads&pagewanted=all

[7] BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20135674

[8] US Weekly: http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/stephen-colbert-opens-up-about-the-deaths-of-his-dad-brothers-in-1974-plane-crash-2012210

[9] The New York Review of Books: http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2012/dec/06/is-there-a-jewish-gene/?pagination=false

[10] Transhumanity: http://transhumanity.net/articles/entry/sexbots-will-give-us-longevity-orgasms

[11] NSFW Corp: http://www.nsfwcorp.com/dispatch/indecent-act

[12] The New Yorker: http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2012/11/26/121126fa_fact_paumgarten?currentPage=all&src=longreads&buffer_share=d5ac6

[13] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Military-spending-sequester.jpg

[14] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2012/11/20/the-sequesters-defense-cuts-arent-that-scary-in-one-graph/

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