A Good Teen is Hard to Find

Spent the past week reading books about maps, and came across this surprisingly absorbing video of Al Franken drawing the U.S.A.

How Teenagers Consume Media: a report from a 15-year-old summer intern at Morgan Stanley. It's caused quite a stir in the UK, though I'm not sure any of the "findings" will be all that shocking. Still no answer to the question of how/why a 15-year-old interns at Morgan Stanley.(Spotted over at the Postadvertising blog, which is neat.)


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Hua Hsu teaches in the English Department at Vassar College and writes about music, sports, and culture. More

Hua Hsu teaches in the English Department at Vassar College and writes about music, sports, and culture. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times, Bookforum, Slate, The Village Voice, The Boston Globe Ideas section and The Wire (for whom he writes a bi-monthly column). He is on the editorial board for the New Literary History of America.

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