Author Archives: Bob Herman

LA Hump Day Links: March 20, 2013

Today marks the first day of spring here in 2013 — and the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion on Iraq. Our reads this week represent both of those unrelated events: Two that will lift your spirits and expand the … Continue reading

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LA Hump Day Links: February 27, 2013

Before you dive head first into these links–and trust us, they are invaluable this week–we just wanted to point out two things. First, some of this week’s links and many others from previous weeks have come via Longreads. We have … Continue reading

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LA Hump Day Links: February 20, 2013

A very powerful trifecta for you this week: first comes the heavy, then comes the rugged, and (per usual) we try to end with the serene. “Speculating With Lives: How Global Investors Make Money Out Of Hunger” by Horand Knaup, … Continue reading

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LA Hump Day Links: February 6, 2013

Welcome to February, friends. Curl up in your armchair, find some WiFi, and read on. “Shit And Death” by Sarah Zhang at The Nervous Breakdown. Sarah Zhang write some interesting pieces for Mother Jones currently, and this piece from 2011 … Continue reading

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LA Hump Day Links: January 30, 2013

Stop what you’re doing. Prepare to set aside an hour of your previous time. And read these links with your undivided attention. Few things give more peace of mind than pure, contemplative thought (trust us, this makes even more sense … Continue reading

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