Daily Briefing

Deep buzz for the content-deprived

Every weekday, while you get showered and dressed, we pluck these dewy- fresh, breaking stories from the info-clogged byways of the datasphere. Pour yourself a cup of coffee and stoke up on everything you need to know, or at least enough to fake it.

Bob Dylan Awarded Nobel Prize In Literature
Sewell Chan and Ben Sisario, The New York Times | Bob Dylan Awarded Nobel Prize | October 13, 2016

For "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition"...

"I Think He's A Very Dangerous Man For The Next Three Or Four Weeks"
Susan B. Glasser and Michael Kruse, Politico | Trumpologists Dissect The Donald | October 12, 2016

Top Trumpologists dissect The Donald's final days as a candidate and what comes next...

For Many Women, Trump's "Locker Room Talk" Brings Memories Of Abuse
Jonathan Mahler, The New York Times | Memories Of Abuse | October 11, 2016

"Women: tweet me your first assaults"....

Trump And The Truth
Jonathan Blitzer, The New Yorker | Trump And The Truth | October 11, 2016

The "rigged" election...

Donald Trump Is The GOP's Chemotherapy
George Will, The Washington Post | George Will On Trump | October 11, 2016

Trump should stay atop the ticket, for four reasons...

Donald And Billy On The Bus
Lindy West, The New York Times Op Ed | Donald And Billy On The Bus | October 9, 2016

All of you have failed women for generations, and you deserve to lose our votes...

The Trump Video
Datagnan, Daily Kos | The Trump Video | October 9, 2016

The most disturbing aspect of the Trump video is one that many men won't appreciate...

Donald Trump, Shamer In Chief
Adam Haslett, The Nation | Trump: Shamer In Chief | October 7, 2016

He's spectacularly trashed our political culture by weaponizing shame...

Readers On Pokémon Go Three Months On
Rachel Obordo and Guardian Readers, The Guardian | Pokémon Go Three Months On | October 6, 2016

"The silly game helped me walk again."...

Donald Trump's Ventures Began With A Lot Of Hype. Here's How They Turned Out.
Steve Eder and Alicia Parlapiano, The New YOrk Times | Trump's Ventures | October 6, 2016

"Huge, billions - those words would have to be in there."...