1. I had talked about my Scribd experience a while back, and then they changed their model, and I was less happy, ultimately repeated tech issues with their audio books had me dropping my subscription, but this further adjustment to their model makes me sad because it suggests that they have been unable to find a balance that allows for voracious readers, and I can't imagine book subscription can survive without voracious readers. Thank goodness we still have libraries.2. Football may be on a break, but this article about the NFL's only (current) black punter was fascinating.
3. And this Courtney Milan post touches on some of the issues publishing is facing, and this idea that shining the light on the barriers is just the beginning.