WEEKEND READING: June 6-7
Magazines and features that didn't get covered during the week:
Will Higher Education Be the Next Bubble to Burst? Chronicle
Is it possible that higher education might be the next bubble to burst? Some early warnings suggest that it could be.
Obama's trail of broken promises Salon
The prophet of hope now doesn't even bother with explanations when he reneges on his campaign pledges.
Shakira’s Children NYT Magazine
Can the Colombian pop sensation make early-childhood education the No. 1 priority in Latin America?
Microsoft's Bing and free porn THE WEEK
Bing may be ready to take on Google, but is it ready for children?
Michelle Obama's organic garden and its discontents. Slate
When Michelle Obama planted an organic garden on the White House lawn—which, she told NBC this week, has already yielded over 80 pounds of produce—the response was overwhelmingly positive. (The main criticism: She should cook, too.)
Why insane parents are the only way to end America's tennis drought. Slate
With Andy Roddick's loss at the French Open on Monday, American men have now failed to take the title in 22 straight Grand Slam tournaments, extending the longest dry spell in U.S. tennis history
The Five Most Pathetic Prom Nights on YouTube Esquire
It's that time of year again: when high school boys grow up to be embarrassed young men by singing songs to head cheerleaders on the Internet. And the like.