Two interesting and important readings on race, TV, and criticism: Mo Ryan's HBO's 'Girls' Isn't Racist, Television Is Racist (And Sexist) and Noel Murray's Our “white people problems” problem: Why it’s time to stop using “white” as a pejorative
This list looks amazing and I want to read practically everything on it: Your Summer Beach Reading List for 2012
For Chrissakes, There Is Nothing Wrong With You: A Dating Manifesto
I was just yesterday contemplating what would be the song of the summer, and Vulture has an interesting analysis of past summer songs. I was semi-convinced it would be "What Makes You Beautiful" or "Glad You Came," but after reading that, I might be pulling for "Call Me Maybe."
Today in fans being awful: Female Reviewer Gets Attacked for Avengers Review
YA author Sarah Darer Littman has a good take on what's wrong with Fifty Shades of Grey. Hint: It has little to do with the fact that it's badly written or explicit or started as fanfic.
How Syfy Will Bring Science Fiction Back to Television