1. Disney cuts the same sex kiss scene from Star Wars in Singapore. And a good Tim Kreider Star Wars essay (NYT). And this NYT header brought a guffaw but also feelings of sorrow and pity: “‘Star Wars’ Fans Are Angry and Polarized. Like All Americans.“
4. “According to new data from the restaurant reviewing website Yelp, the share of Chinese restaurants in the top 20 metropolitan areas has been consistently falling. Five years ago, an average of 7.3 percent of all restaurants in these areas were Chinese, compared with 6.5 percent today.” (NYT link).