The Weekly Town Crier

December 3, 2010 at 8:31 am

hf4344-001Welcome to the Weekly Town Crier. Where I compile a pile of links. Sometimes I keep up with this better than others. You be the judge as to how well I did this week.

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I love year-end lists. Lists of all kinds, but mostly music lists. Browse some here:

  • Browse Amazon UK’s picks.
  • Browse Gorilla vs. Bear’s top albums.
  • Browse as the KCRW DJs make their picks.
  • Browse Large-Hearted Boy’s favorite albums of 2010
  • Browse Metacritic’s collection of the best and worst reviewed albums of the year.
  • Browse Mojo’s albums of the year.
  • Browse Myspace’s top albums of 2010.
  • Browse NME’s top albums of the year.
  • Browse NPR’s favorite 50 albums of the year.

Read about the 1,000 or so people who live in tunnels under Las Vegas.

Read about Marvin Olasky’s resignation as Provost of King’s College.

Read about Keith Olbermann’s suspension from MSNBC for donating to Democratic candidates.

Read about Gene Robinson, the first openly gay Bishop announcing his retirement in 2013.

Read about San Francisco making a ban on Happy Meal toys.

Read about the study that found that the internet makes kids terrible spellers. And in other obvious news . . .

R.I.P. Leslie Nielsen.

Read about the possible Postal Service reunion.

Watch as Scott Anderson of Desiring God talks with Darrin Patrick.

Listen as Mark Dever interviews Matt Chandler.

Read as Justin Taylor considers the Shadow Scholar.

Read this piece about the often unfortunate tone of the exchanges between Calvinists and Arminians.

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