James Franco: This Century's First Great Public Intellectual

1. What Young Republicans Want. NY Times writers on the future of millennials in the GOP. Shout-out to Taylor Jo Isenberg (@taylorjo)
2. Chavez’s death means big things for American baseball teams (The Nation).
3. The fate of China’s biggest solar company could effect global energy production (Quartz).
4. America’s largest oddball hedge fund is attracting elite college grads (Daily Beast).
5. James Franco is the first great public intellectual of the 21st century (TIME).
6. Forget the Hilton, stay at one of these hipster hotels next time you travel (Daily Beast)
7. Before there were grillz, our ancestors wore bling (Atlantic Wire).

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