Happy Birthday to Louise Lasser, 74.
You come here for the good stuff:
1. The future of political science? Jay Ulfelder is pretty excited.
2. Josh Putnam's latest update on the rules for 2016.
3. A couple of baseball items linked by the idea of agency: Steven Goldman on Branch Rickey; Christina Kahrl on Paul Konerko.
4. And Adam Kotsko has some innovative ideas for how to organize a university. Via LGM.