A little light (and I mean... REALLY light) reading and listening to help you through this Friday afternoon as you steele your liver for the 4th of July/Dornochapalooza 2009 combo. As always, this is some of the best stuff I've come across over the past week, with a huge assist to the Dotcomrades.
Gazprom seals $2.5bn Nigerian Deal
Quite possibly the worst naming-oversight in the history of the modern business world.
Thanks to Llibs for the link.
In Case of Emergency...
Every Canadian baseball fan needs to get their hands on one of these.
Thanks to Flats for the tip.
Really Fantasy Baseball
By Flip Flop Fly Ball
Who wins in a one-game playoff between the Wu-Tang Clan and The E Street Band? This might be the single greatest achievement in mindless creativity I've ever had the privelege of coming across.
Thanks again to Flats
The BS Report - Part 1 Part 2
By Bill Simmons
A two-part conversation with Chuck Klosterman, touching on every subject ranging from Michael Jackson and pop culture to Twitter and the art of writing. I fantastic way to kill an hour and a half.
By Kelefa Sanneh
A brief tribute to the King of Pop which illustrates the scope of his influence, and how, for one night at least, everyone was listening to the same songs again.
In keeping with the run on MJ, the YouTube Clip of the Week is a fantastic acoustic version of Billie Jean, as sung by Chris Cornell.