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Thursdays Are from Mars: When the Men's Basketball Team Got Hugs from Michelle Obama
Men! What are they thinking? We can't always answer that, but we'll be posting our favorite glimpses into their world in this space every Thursday.
* Charlie Brown is going to Japan! (USA Today)
* Kiese Laymon documents what it's like to be "born a black boy on parole in Central Mississippi" in this powerful essay, "How to Kill Yourself and Others in America: A Rememberance." (Cold Drank, via Gawker)
* Prolific and celebrated writer Gore Vidal passed away this week at 86. Flavorwire has collected his best zingers, including: "Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say and not giving a damn." (Flavorwire)
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