The Day’s Reading, June 21–22, 2017

Hump day! And beyond!

Sekulow

Ian Millhiser, ThinkProgress, The very shady way that Donald Trump’s new lawyer got very very rich (June 21, 2017)

TV

Lesley Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter, ‘Watchmen’ TV Series From Damon Lindelof in the Works at HBO (June 20, 2017) — mm

Politics

Harold Meyerson , The American Prospect, Place Matters (June 22, 2017) — I don’t know that the Prospect needed to devote an entire issue to the white working class, but it is important to understand that policies that help the urban working poor won’t necessarily be the same ones that help the small-town working poor; the party that actually cares about the material well being of working people needs to have policy ideas for both, because there’s no magic bullet.

Chris Lehmann, The Baffler, Sail Trimmers (June 22, 2017)

Hamilton Nolan, Fusion, “Bipartisanship” Means “I Don’t Understand What Politics Is” (June 21, 2017)

Music

Laura Snapes, Pitchfork, Marika Hackman: I’m Not Your Man (June 2, 2017)

Stuart Berman, Pitchfork, Dan Auerbach: Waiting on a Song (June 1, 2017)

Rebecca Haithcoat, Pitchfork, Snoop Dogg: Neva Left (June 1, 2017)

Briana Younger, Pitchfork, RJ: MrLA (May 30, 2017)

Saby Reyes-Kulkarni, Pitchfork, Will Stratton: Rosewood Almanac (May 22, 2017)

Jeremy D. Larson, Pitchfork, The Mountain Goats: Goths (May 22, 2017)

Nate Patrin, Pitchfork, JJ DOOM: Bookhead EP (May 30, 2017)

Marc Masters, Pitchfork, Chuck Johnson: Balsams (June 5, 2017)

Sheldon Pearce, Pitchfork, Nick Hakim: Green Twins (May 23, 2017)

Baseball

Marc Normandin, SB Nation, The Mets are mad that Yasiel Puig is better at baseball than them (June 22, 2017)

Holly Wendt & Meg Rowley & Trevor Strunk, Baseball Prospectus, Short Relief: On Life, Death, and Extraterrestrials (June 5, 2017)

Basketball

Drew Garrison, Silver Screen & Roll, 2017 NBA Draft: Lakers select Thomas Bryant with №42 pick (June 22, 2017)

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