A few good things I've read lately:
An excerpt from Carrie Fisher's autobiography. "At a certain point in my early 20s, my mother started to worry about my obviously ever-increasing drug ingestion. So she ended up doing what any concerned parent would do. She called Cary Grant."
Boston.com's best blog, The Big Picture, has a powerful series of photographs: refugees in the Congo.
Time, Money, Sex (and Salvation), a great treatise on why we buy from my colleague Andy. Who also sent me a video that's made me laugh so much in the past few days: