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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On January 19, 2013 @ 6:45 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Some longer form articles to start your weekend:

• Edge: Steven Cohen, Art Collector (n+1 [1])
• Rage Against the Machine: 200 years ago, the Luddites tried to stop technological progress. They didn’t succeed (The Smart Set [2])
Airlines: We’re not going to tell you how much this will cost (Gulliver [3])
• How Natural is Human Sleep? (Psychology Today [4])
A Brain With a Heart: Oliver Sacks has made a literary art of staring into the minds of others. (NY Magazine [5])
• Has ‘Organic’ Been Oversized? (NYT [6])
The Fox NFL broadcast factory: The more things stay the same (SB Nation [7]) see also Why the US media ignored Murdoch’s brazen bid to hijack the presidency (theguardian [8])
• The Evolutionary Mystery of Homosexuality (Chronicle [9])
Dying to be famous: retrospective cohort study of rock and pop star mortality and its association with adverse childhood experiences (BMJ Open [10])
• Esquire’s Interview with Megan Fox Is the Worst Thing Ever Written (Vice [11])

What’s up this weekend?


Undue credit
Source: The Economist [13]

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[1] n+1: http://nplusonemag.com/edge-and-the-art-collector

[2] The Smart Set: http://www.thesmartset.com/article/article01161301.aspx

[3] Gulliver: http://www.economist.com/blogs/gulliver/2012/12/airline-fee-disclosure

[4] Psychology Today: http://www.psychologytoday.com/collections/201210/the-new-science-sleep/how-natural-is-american-sleep

[5] NY Magazine: http://nymag.com/news/features/oliver-sacks-2012-11/index1.html#print

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

[7] SB Nation: http://www.sbnation.com/longform/2013/1/9/3825522/nfl-on-fox-broadcast-behind-scenes-troy-aikman-joe-buck

[8] theguardian: http://m.guardiannews.com/commentisfree/2012/dec/20/bernstein-murdoch-ailes-petreaus-presidency

[9] Chronicle: http://chronicle.com/article/The-Evolutionary-Mystery-of/135762/

[10] BMJ Open: http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/2/6/e002089.full

[11] Vice: http://www.vice.com/en_uk/read/this-interview-with-megan-fox-is-the-worst-thing-ever-written-esquire

[12] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/bank-loans.jpg

[13] The Economist: http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2013/01/daily-chart-4

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