Ritholtz's 10 Weekend Reads: The Perfect Veggie and Jeopardy!

Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist. He founded Ritholtz Wealth Management and was chief executive and director of equity research at FusionIQ, a quantitative research firm. He blogs at the Big Picture and is the author of “Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy.”
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Good Saturday morning. Pour yourself a strong cup of joe, settle down into your favorite chair, and enjoy these longer-form weekend reads:

• Secrets of the Brain (National Geographic)
• Forget GMO, Monsanto Is Going Organic in a Quest for the Perfect Veggie (Wired)
• 'It Was Just the Dumbest Luck' -- Facebook's First Employees Look Back (Mashable)
• How Music Hijacks Our Perception of Time (Nautilus)
• Confessions of a TSA Agent: Dear America, I Saw You Naked (Politico)
• Silicon Valley: It Doesn't Have To Be This Way (TechCrunch) see also Too Many Sorry Excuses for Apology (DealBook)
• How Jenna Lyons Transformed J.Crew Into A Cult Brand (FastCo)
• In Conversation: Saturday Night Live's Lorne Michaels (Vulture)
• Our Interview With Jeopardy! Champion Arthur Chu (Mental Floss) see also Jeopardy's New Game-Theory Devotee Is One to Keep an Eye On (The Wire)
• The Woody Allen Allegations: Not So Fast (Daily Beast)

What else do you have planned for the weekend?

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