Monday assorted links

1. Fed T-shirt markets in everything.

2. Is he the best dunker of all time? (NYT, text and video).  And if so, what does this imply for theories of specialization?

3. “Having sat on top of Texas for like 17 years now, I can tell you this is the most Texas thing ever!

4. The year in fungi.

5. “If anyone is trying to tell you it’s not complicated, be very, very suspicious,” said Tyler Cowen, an economist at George Mason University. “The inclination of economists is Occam’s razor. That’s a harmful tendency in today’s world.”  From Walter Frick on inequality at HBR.

6. Ross Douthat on Star Wars and decadence, full of spoilers.

7. Was Robert Johnson recorded at the wrong speed?


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