From TNR, Paul Starr reviews On the Side of the Angels: An Appreciation of Parties and Partisanship by Nancy Rosenblum. One side to every story: Bipartisan dreams have been crashing into political reality from the earliest days of the Republic. From PUP, the introduction to A Constitution of Many Minds: Why the Founding Document Doesn't Mean What It Meant Before by Cass Sunstein; and the introduction to Bipolar Expeditions: Mania and Depression in American Culture by Emily Martin. The Scoop Factory: Gabriel Sherman goes inside Politico and the brave new world of post-print journalism (and more). The dismal economy has claimed yet another victim: jobs for the economists who study it. Here are "25 Random Things" about the stimulus package. The random beauty of "25 Random Things": Why the latest annoying Facebook trend might be one of the most inspiring Web crazes in years (and more and more and more). A review of Not Fade Away: The Life and Music of Buddy Holly by John Gribbin. Fifty years ago a small plane crashed in Iowa, killing three young musicians at the height of their careers; Daniel Arizona remembers Buddy Holly, who was pure rock 'n' roll behind a veneer of golly-gee (and more). Buddy Holly died 50 years ago, but his music lives on, including his hit Peggy Sue, but who was it about and what's it like to be immortalised in a popular song?

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