Lots of stuff TK, including a lengthy wrap-up of the inauguration and a piece for NewYorkology, but let me tell you about what has caught my eye lately on the Interwebs:
- Photographer David Bergman's 1,474 megapixel Gigapan image of the inauguration. (I was just to his left, behind the AP guy with the white lens at the extreme left of his shot...and you can kind of see Bergman setting up his shot in my less-technically-accomplished panorama);
- An interesting detective story about a family recipe: Melt-in-the-Mouth Cookies, A Brief History;
- Errol Morris interviews three top wire-service photo editors on the imagery of the Bush Administration. Utterly riveting discussion here;
- The first transcontinental jet trip was fifty years ago yesterday. The flying cocktail party's guests included Susan Hayward, Jack Kent Cooke, and a tipsy Carl Sandburg;
- David Bordwell's essay on "bugs" -- those little ID graphics in the corner of the TV channel -- and their little-known, fascinating real-life equivalent back in the silent-movie days; and
- Roger Ebert's gorgeous encomium to Steak 'n' Shake. Takhomasak!