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GLG Weekly Round-up: Jeremy Lin & “Linsanity”

In race, sports, Weekly Round-Up on February 24, 2012 at 1:17 pm

This week GLG’s Weekly Round-up shall be devoted to the topic of “Linsanity” and all talk of Jeremy Lin around the web.

From Colorlines:
http://colorlines.com/archives/2012/02/japanese_american_basketball_leagues.html

From Racialicious (and SNL):
http://www.racialicious.com/2012/02/20/weekend-at-jeremys-the-lin-media-bandwagon-veers-off-track/

and http://www.racialicious.com/2012/02/10/the-god-squad-tim-tebow-jeremy-lin-and-religiosity-of-sports/

From Grantland:
http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/7601157/the-headline-tweet-unfair-significance-jeremy-lin

And in other pop culture news:

Melissa Chadburn has a great essay on the Rumpus about race, sexuality, identity, Obama, Prop 8, and the power of words:
http://therumpus.net/2012/02/the-dress-doesnt-make-the-priest/

The hilarious Julieanne Smolinski discusses the ins and outs of commenting and disagreeing on the internet, and also why she’d like to have seven minutes in heaven with Paul Krugman: http://www.xojane.com/issues/quick-note-internet-niceness

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