Morris also has a new book out, Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, First Lady of the Black Press.
Check out the book's trailer—it's well worth watching (especially for the bit about President Eisenhower.)
And check out his article about writing this biography, "Reporting Across the Color Line," in The Daily Beast.
Mexican Baby Jesus in the "Mexico Cooks!" blog. (No worries, BJ does not get broiled.)
Interesting Low-Techerie: Tiled Stoves
From ye olde soundworks category: Hang: A New Instrument
Utterly fascinating op-doc: The Umbrella Man