Work sucks. Colds suck. Here's some stuff:
When I go back for another degree in a few years - once Planet breaks out of orbit - I'm thinking linguistics. I'm generally far more interested in discourse analysis than grammar or morphology or phonetics, but things like this on Thursday's All Things Considered deeply fascinate me.
Friday's Fresh Air with Terry Gross has snippets of different interviews and in-studio performances of Richard Thompson in recognition of the new box set.