1. Peter Greenaway movie coming this year.2. How the Demand for Dignity Can Create Slack for Poor Governance.3. One proposal for reforming the NSF.4. The curious afterlife of pop stars.5. The great Radu Lupu has passed away, RIP.6. Are social media making us stupider?7. Translation of the Brodsky poem (and the whole thread is interesting, sorry Arnold but you won't easily get this stuff anywhere else).