— Ezra is hosting the Rachel Maddow show tonight. Tune in!

— John Metcalfe asks: Why aren’t city streets littered with dead pigeons?

— Three steps for great storytelling, per McSweeney’s.

— Ten TED talks Joshua Keating thinks should have been censored.

— “Teenage girls are cruel super-humans from a distant galaxy sent here to destroy us all.”

— Portraits of people being blown by extreme wind.