55 free literature courses online from Open Culture.
Glenn Greenwald says this is "The NSA story we did with the biggest gap between significance & attention." Justin Raimondo's related column.
A history of pranksters. One of the chapters in the book is "Meet the Illuminati."
Bill Drummond in the news. I've been puzzled by all the references to UKIP in my Twitter stream; they seem a bit different. I'm puzzled by their self-description as "libertarian"; in the U.S., "libertarians" do not oppose immigration, favor increased defense spending or promote monarchical government. Maybe UKIP is some whacky performance art and I'm not getting the joke?
Interview with Ira Glass of This American Life (my favorite radio show/podcast). It's going to start broadcasting in the UK.
All of Bach for free.