1) Looking for a great summer read? You might have caught The Da Vinci Code or Twilight: New Moon a few years back, but the removal of just a single letter from a number of bestselling titles could result in a whole new story. William Faulker’s The Sound and the Fur, anyone?
2) Comedian Bill Cosby wears the darndest sweaters. But which is best? Vote for your favorite in this tournament of fabrics and styles–and perhaps even win an autographed copy of a Bill Cosby book. read more
Tonight on All In with Chris Hayes we’ll have the latest on the revolution underway in Egypt–the second in less than three years. Crowds in Tahrir Square erupted in celebration Wednesday evening as the military announced that it had ousted President Mohamed Morsi and suspended the constitution. As military forces roll through Cairo and fireworks explode above Tahrir Square, the future of the country’s leadership is far from clear. read more
A new survey from the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press undermines the popular image of unionists as burly, white, middle-aged men. In fact, Pew found that labor unions had the highest approval ratings among women, people of color, and young people between the ages of 18 and 29. Whites and retirees held a majority unfavorable opinion of organized labor, while approval among men was just one percentage higher than disapproval.
Higher support among women and people of color should come as no surprise, said City University of New York sociologist Penny Lewis. read more
1. We wish we could fit into our high school finery. One Texas teacher did. He wore the same outfit for his yearbook photo every year for 40 years.
2. Local New York reporter, Roger Clark did this:
3. Kentucky's Secretary of State, Alison Lundergan Grimes, will take on Mitch McConnell in 2014. McConnell introduced Lundergan Grimes to voters with this gem: