An astonishing piece of writing on the meaning of flags, our sense of home, suicide. Proof that blogs can be a fine format and forum for longform writing, and a good example of making episodic writing work. If I have one criticism, it is that I wanted it to be longer, to delve a little deeper, although maybe being unable to delve deeper was the point.
Kennedy, film and the relationship between the two. Lots to unpick here.
A wonderful take-down of the new Dave Eggers book, with some observations on technology, worklife, community.
Football analytics! Makes a nice change from the generally conservative approach to football punditry/analysis.
And finally, for your viewing pleasure, various men being awful to their wives about their coffee…