Friday's Distractions: Loving Day, Paternity Leave, Watching a friend become a Nazi
Believer, Beware: Birth is Suffering

Link Roundup: SCOTUS keeps it clean, Father's Day for SAHDs, Rev. Church in Businessweek

Jay Wexler uncovers the truth behind the euphemisms in the Supreme Court's "F-Word and S-Word" case (a.k.a. FCC v. Fox Television Stations). And the Globe takes note of his book, Holy Hullabaloos, in anticipation of his reading Wednesday night at the Brookline Booksmith.

In the run up to Father's Day, there's been a lot of chatter about stay-at-home Dads and Jeremy Adam Smith's The Daddy Shift. We'll have Smith on Beacon Broadside later in the week, and he has numerous radio gigs in the coming days. In the meantime, check out the first installment of his Father's Day link roundup at Daddy Dialectic, read up on Daddy bloggers, or check out this review of The Daddy Shift by a fellow stay-at-home Dad.

With the release of Believer, Beware: First-Person Dispatches from the Margins of Faith on the horizon, Jeff Sharlet introduces a series of "from the archives" posts over at Killing the Buddha.

Can you find spiritual inspiration in BusinessWeek? When the Rev. Forrest Church is there, you can.

Live Science talks about youth sports and overuse injuries.

Michael Patrick MacDonald's memoir All Souls shows up on's list of 100 Essential New England books. How many have you read?