The Browser, 5/14: Brooks on “Neural Buddhism”; Fraggles; Scarlett Johansson; Why I’ll Miss Dubya

Brooks on a new challenge for those who believe in a “personal God”

David Brooks talks about why believers’ debates with Richard Dawkins are “just a sideshow,” and that the real revolution is something like “neural Buddhism.”

Fraggle Rock is here to stay

Cory Edwards is bringing back the Fraggles. Here’s his announcement, and a quick Q&A.

Scarlett sings

Josh Hurst reviews Scarlett Johansson’s album of Tom Waits covers.

You can probably guess where the weakest link can be found; it certainly isn‚Äôt the material, which is, of course, stellar…

Why I’ll Miss George W. Bush

I’ll miss George W. Bush because everytime I see him, I’m reminded of this. Yeah, I know, you’ve seen these. But these never gets old.

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