• Steven Johnson deconstructs David Brooks' insane, insane, insane Sunday Times column on hipster parents. (Insane!) He thinks Brooks has never listened to Sufjan Stevens. [StevenBerlinJohnson]
  • Our West Coast cousins live-blogged all 400 hours of the Oscars. God help them. [Defamer]
  • Former NYT restaurant critic Mimi Sheraton sides with Frank Bruni in his kerfuffle with Jeffrey Chodorow. [Slate]
  • And Bruni tells the New Yorker: "I totally understand that he's disappointed in the Kobe Club review, but I can assure you—I can assure him—that it's an utterly honest, if ultimately subjective, assessment." [TNY]

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