1. Was Steinbeck's Travels with Charley a whole lotta hooey? And, if so, why don't more scholars care? [via Jesse Walker]
2. Does every continent have its own James Randi?
3. Gandhi demythologized. [via ALDaily, although Orwell got there decades earlier.]
4. In which a con artist gets 20 to life.
5. Jackie Chan is alive and kicking.