Presumably, She Already Has a Favorite Biscotti: A worldwide search for the perfect cappuccino, in documentary form. [Lost at E Minor]

Give Them Enough Rope: Jesse Thorn settles on the perfect espadrille, and provides a frank put-down of Tom’s Shoes while he’s at it. [Put This On]

I Don’t Understand Why They Don’t Pick Up the Ball: Dave Eggers gives a quick rundown on the state of soccer in America. [Slate]

Just Because It’s Not Friday Yet: The Flaming Lips—with a backing orchestra, naturally—cover Yo La Tengo’s “Sugarcube.” [Pitchfork]

—R.B.

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