By Felix Salmon
December 31, 2009

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Vanity Fair says it handles a combined five snail mail letters or faxes a month — WWD

“Let’s say we move from 0% to 3% short-term expected inflation” – how exactly is the Fed meant to do that? — MR

Luke Mullins with a 2-years-in-the-making, 13,000-word labor of love about an incredible kid named Joey Graziano — HuffPo

The 20 Top Philosophers of All Time: Happy to see Hume at #4, and Frege’s in the top 10! — Leiter Reports

How much does a Kiwi honorary knighthood cost? Ask Julian Robertson — Stuff

I can’t tell you how much it sickens me that this fugly Tom Otterness playground toy sold for $1.2 million — NYT

What is worth giving up our right to not be seen naked by strangers? The ability to see celebrities naked. Duh — NYMag

Larry Summers’ visitor log, Sept. 16-30, 2009 — Google

NM Rothschild profit +82%, but parent group profits down 48% — FT

Looks like Time Warner is losing those Fox stations — LAT

Worst decade ever, politics edition — Atlantic Wire

Richard Diebenkorn “Ocean Park” show at OCMA postponed for second time; no new date set — LAT

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