Your Job is to Knock This Fellow to the Ground: Hamilton Nolan waxes poetic on the staged brutality of boxing. [The Awl]

The Uniform: Esquire nails down the etiquette for first-date style. File this one away. [Esquire]

We Demand Debauchery: A week of trawling Craigslist’s Casual Encounters board leads to considerably less sex than you might have hoped for. [Mashable]

The Wisdom of Shark Week: In case you forgot, it’s shark week, which means it’s time to learn how to survive a shark attack with as many limbs as possible. [Gawker.TV]

—R.B.

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