Eye Opener: David Brooks Edition

What I Read,” the regular Atlantic Wire feature that asks “various journalists who seem well-informed to describe their media diets,” has attracted a following of readers fascinated in spite of themselves since it launched in February. This week, we’re trying on the (stated) reading habits of The Atlantic‘s anointed, devoting the Eye Opener to a different Reader’s preferred news sources each day. Today we get inside the head of David Brooks.

A.O. Scott on the exotic (and extinct) world of movie newspapers. [NYT]

What does it feel like to have the Wall Street Journal call you “the most corporate band in America“? Ask the Black Eyed Peas. [WSJ]

Giving the Salahis a taste of their own medicine, which will surely teach them a lesson. [WaPo]

Lots of mansions are headed for foreclosure. [WSJ]

Is Lady Gaga a conservative?” [TNR]

Last encounters with Malcolm McLaren. [The New Yorker]

Cataloging the words Times readers look up. [StumbleUpon via Marginal Revolution]

GM isn’t out of the woods yet. [The Atlantic by way of RealClearPolitics]

Admission rates dropping at the schools you already couldn’t get into. [Greg Mankiw]

The dirty secret of Europe’s center-left. [Burke’s Corner]

Eye Opener: David Brooks Edition