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Bruce Watson
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When I grow up, I want to be a satirist.
When I grow up, I want to be a satirist.

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A Wall Street Journal reporter's tone-deaf account of a visit to NYC's most brutal prison http://tktk.gawker.com/gleeful-wsj-reporter-takes-hilarious-tour-of-rikers-isl-1691066405 …

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Can you mathematically plot hipster music? This obscure graph (you've probably never heard of it) does just that. http://consequenceofsound.net/2014/03/identifying-hipster-bands-and-bro-bands-a-scientific-study/ …

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AJ Jacobs wrote about WikiTree. It's interesting -- basically, moving to a worldwide family tree.

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I love Sesame Street parodies. That having been said, there's something a little twisted about a Hunger Games parody for five-year-olds. Well, really, a lot twisted. On the other hand, I'm holding out hope for "The Muppet Centipede." Sesame Street: The Hungry Games- Catching Fur (Hunger Games: Catching Fire Parody)

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Consumption to cancer in 400 years: Slate's interactive game shows how you would have died in 1647, today, and all points in between. http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science_of_longevity/2013/09/interactive_game_of_death_in_history_how_would_you_have_died_in_the_past.html

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Warren Buffett created a kid's program. I watched it. It was seriously -- unintentionally?-- trippy. http://www.dailyfinance.com/on/warren-buffett-secret-millionaires-club-financial-literacy/ …

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A wonderful Bill Watterson-inspired illustration of an inspirational Bill Watterson speech. http://zenpencils.com/comic/128-bill-watterson-a-cartoonists-advice/ …@zenpencils

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So market analysis isn't the most exciting thing in the world, but I enjoyed writing this piece about how Campbell's push for healthier soups may not be working out all that well.  http://www.dailyfinance.com/2013/08/29/campbell-soup-salt-content-looming-health-tempest/

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A romance novel based on Michele Bachmann. I'm holding out for the inevitable Tom Clancy crossover. http://www.salon.com/2013/05/21/the_bachmann_inspired_romance_novel/?utm_source=feedly

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