Top Billing: An interview with the legendary Bill Withers. Still the man. [A.V. Club]

The Living is Easy: Another batch of summer essentials. You have our permission to skip the tank top. [Antenna]

Summer Reading: Giz walks us through the origins of the bikini. To satisfy your historial curiosity, of course. [Gizmodo]

CoCoCo: Conan O’Brien offers a comics guide to creativity. A lot of it has to do with silly hair. [Fast Company]

—R.B.

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