Director Jafar Panahi was reportedly released from prison in Iran yesterday.
House contributor Ed Copeland’s John Williams Blog-a-Thon has begun, and Ali Arikan and Matt Zoller Seitz have contributed a conversation about William’s postmodern Mickey Mousing.
An insightful op-ed by Ross Douthat in The New York Times about Rand Paul’s foot-in-mouth disease.
Finally, Eric Henderson’s nomination for the best viral clip of the month:
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