Newspapers continue to insist on their irrelevance. I stopped subscribing to the Sun-Sentinel a year ago, but if I hadn't then, I would now. Tom Swick, a great traveler and compelling travel writer, came home from a vacation in Australia to learn he'd been fired and was told by the classy managers at the rag to clean out his desk. Here's an interview with Tom in World Hum. And here's a link to Tom's book A Way to See the World.