Here are some of the most interesting reads I’ve found on the web this week:
Was Shakespeare a Woman? Shakespeare’s life is remarkably well documented—yet no records from his lifetime identify him unequivocally as a writer.
Is Sunscreen the New Margarine? How did we get through the Neolithic Era without sunscreen? Actually, perfectly well. What’s counterintuitive is that dermatologists run around saying, ‘Don’t go outside, you might die.’
“Someone’s Got To Tell The Truth”: Jerry Falwell’s Aides Break Their Silence Liberty employees detailed other instances of Falwell’s behavior that they see as falling short of the standard of conduct they expect from conservative Christian leaders, from partying at nightclubs, to graphically discussing his sex life with employees, to electioneering that makes uneasy even those who fondly remember the heyday of the late Rev. Jerry Falwell Sr., the school’s founder and Falwell Jr.’s father, and his Moral Majority.