• The Varsity Letters reading series, with the baton handed from Dan Shanoff to the WSJ's and Gelf's Carl Bialik, returns to New York City tomorrow night with an excellent lineup. [Gelf Magazine]
• The Washington Post discovers that broadcaster John Madden ... has a video game! [Washington Post]
• In Mississippi, some people wear shoes! [With Leather]
• Playoff hockey games are bad for your hearing. Really. [CMAJ]