Gird Yourselves for August

Oh my God, what are you guys doing this weekend?

“12 CDs for the price of 1?” No thanks!

Korean-American adoptees on their first trips to Korea.

America’s Tea Party and Anders Breivik

“Just because you write most of a book doesn’t mean you can finish and sell a book.” (Ruh roh!)

• Here comes August! Consider it proved: it’s the month when real scandals grip the country and we pay attention to other things.

• And this weekend is going to be toasty. There may be cooling centers! Mmm, cooling.

Photo by Nicole Cash.