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- Josh Reddick loves Wham!
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• About the season of commencement addresses that's about to begin? (Timothy Egan reminds readers of the advice Stephen Colbert gave Knox College grads in 2006: "Get your own TV show.") —Steve Bogira
• About the leaked New York Times innovation report? —John Dunlevy
• This partial list of genera native to early 21st century North American coffee shops? —Aimee Levitt
• About the possibility of meeting the country's energy needs by lining streets and parking lots with solar panels? —Mick Dumke
• About Oakland A's outfielder Josh Reddick choosing Wham!'s timeless "Careless Whisper" as his walk-up music when he's heading to bat? —Kevin Warwick
• About "firenados"? —Drew Hunt
• That one of the Wrigley Field murals painted on the side of the stadium to commemorate its 100th anniversary is actually of a scene shot at Comiskey Park? —Kevin Warwick