From the Archives: 10/30/2014 Edition

A Shooting on Spring Grove Ave: The tale of a death in Dallas

http://www.texasmonthly.com/story/shooting-spring-grove-avenue-dallas-olivia-lord-michael-burnside?fullpage=1

and Missing the Signs: The story behind a murder case that gripped two countries and spurred a devastated Edmonton family to take action 

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/insight/10322741/story.html

 

Wonder Woman: The Weird, True Story

http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2014/nov/20/wonder-woman-weird-true-story/

 

ESPN’s PTI is the best news show on television (which directly contradicts the article last week about Inside the NFL being the best, but you NEED to get opposing viewpoints)

https://medium.com/the-cauldron/why-espns-pti-is-the-best-news-show-on-television-e47373391155

 

Who’s side is Turkey on? (A really solid piece with lots of information, hint: it’s not the Kurds)

http://www.lrb.co.uk/v36/n21/patrick-cockburn/whose-side-is-turkey-on

 

You will never ever ever be as good as the professionals (in getting financial news generally, but this is pretty much true in everything)

http://kiddynamitesworld.com/hear-one-early-release-sec-filings/

and

http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-10-29/high-speed-traders-avoid-low-speed-website

 

The Cliff and the Slope: How internet access monopolies punish rivals and innocent bystanders get caught in the crossfire

https://medium.com/backchannel/jammed-e474fc4925e4

 

Notes on the death of the American sitcom (” ruinous broadcast development cycle — listening to hundreds of pitches, ordering dozens of scripts, making numerous pilots, green-lighting a handful of shows, canceling most of them, rinse, repeat — hurts the networks. But the real damage might be done to creators. Too often it forces people to squeeze their best square-peg ideas into the frictionless, round maw of corporate desire”)

http://grantland.com/hollywood-prospectus/sitcom-tv-comedy-abc-cbs-nbc-fox/

BUT WAIT! These three new sitcoms could restore multi-cam’s reputation! Have reports on the death of the American sitcom been greatly exaggerated?! You be the judge.

http://www.avclub.com/article/three-new-sitcoms-could-restore-multi-cameras-repu-211130

 

The new heroin epidemic 

http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/10/the-new-heroin-epidemic/382020/

and the original study from drugabuse.com here

http://drugabuse.com/featured/decade-of-drug-overdose/

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