Happy Birthday to Phoebe Cates, 50. Hey, Fast Times and Clueless fans -- and if you aren't, what's wrong with you? -- if you haven't see Amy Heckerling's Vamps yet, I highly recommend it. It's not, I'm afraid, as good as Clueless or as iconic as Fast Times, but it's excellent fun.
A little good stuff...
1. Matt Yglesias knows how to dress up a chart.
2. From the Monkey Cage: Corrine McConnaughy on Trayvon Martin.
3. And Ta-Nehisi Coates on Trayvon Martin.