Some of you may know about a little thing that is happening in New York City this weekend that rhymes with the second word of this Blondie song. I'm still trying to figuring out the point of it all, but these dudes do a wonderful job of clearing up a lot of the confetti that tends to obfuscate a clear understanding of our culture. Speaking of confetti, a whole storm of glittery detritus bursts forth in your festive end-of-June edition of CPR!
• HURRAH President Obama is set to expand the rights of same-sex workers so that they can care for their partners' kids--without the formality of having to legally adopt them. [The New York Times]
• ...which may make him more unpopular with some fringe Christian group that's raking him over coals for celebrating gay dads on Father's Day several days ago. [USA Today]
More! More! More! After the break.