Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown is the best show on TV. (And Sunday's Vietnam episode was the best of the season so far.) Discuss.
Frankly Curious: Obama was always a milquetoast.
Lance Mannion: Nixon's ghost, our long national nightmare.
Infidel753: The problem with anarchy/libertarianism.
Rising Hegemon: The still un-enlightened Catholic Church.
And speaking of the best, this time music, there's reason to be excited about the forthcoming album from the great Steven Wilson.
Round-up by Michael J.W. Stickings of The Reaction. (Twitter: @mjwstickings.) I'll be here all week.
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