The Art Market, Trey Parker and Matt Stone's Enterprise, and the Coen Brothers
A summary of the best reads found behind the paywall of The New York Times.
Behind the New York Times pay wall, you only get 10 free clicks a month. For those worried about hitting their limit, we're taking a look through the paper each morning to find the stories that can make your clicks count.
Top Stories: Though some claims that the fact that the art market faces little regulation is fair, "veterans of the business say there is mounting concern that monitoring has not kept pace with the increasing treatment of art as a commodity."
World: The fire that killed over 200 people at a nightclub in Brazil may, in a broad sense, "focus attention on issues of accountability in Brazil and point to the relaxed enforcement of measures aimed at protecting citizens, even with the economy on solid footing."
U.S.: Oil exploration in North Dakota has caused problems for health care providers in the state and "medical facilities in the area are sinking under skyrocketing debt, a flood of gruesome injuries and bloated business costs from the inflated economy."
New York: After renovations a Lower East Side church with a long history and a once uncertain future was consecrated and dedicated Sunday.
Media & Advertising: Though South Park is scaling back the number of episodes it produces, but Trey Parker and Matt Stone are still involved, both creatively and financially, in this and all of their projects.
Business: Companies are more frequently using referrals from current employees to find new employees, making it harder for people without connections to get jobs.
Sports: San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh's time on the Baltimore Ravens, the team his will compete against in the Super Bowl coached by his brother John, "was the opposite of his older brother John’s experience while steering the Ravens to three A.F.C. title games in five years."
Opinion: The Times editorializes on how Obama should start taking action on the gay rights message in his Inaugural address.
Movies: Inside Llewyn Davis, a Coen brothers movie about folk singers in the 1960s, "promises to be quintessential Coen brothers fare — but different."