1) Andrew Sullivan announces that Michael Kinsley is joining the Atlantic. For those who don't who Kinsley is (and shame on you for not) he's the cofounder of Slate, and one of the best political journalists and editors in the business. You can read a great sample of his (non-political) work here.
2) In honor of the release of Focus Features' 9 Newsarama gives us the 10 films that changed animation. Sadly, no Miyazaki.