The daily clickthroughs:

STATE OF THE PLANET: Carbon market cools while Antarctica heats up

STUFF WE LIKE: Strunk & White vs. spam

What’s new on the Crikey blogs:

ANDREW BARTLETT: Opinions on Obama — then and now

CRIKEY SPORTS: Your guide to the Super Bowl

LITERARY MINDED: Review of The Steele Diaries by Wendy James

JONATHAN GREEN: Ich bin ein Obama

Also on the Crikey website:

PODCASTS: Canberra Calling: Download or listen to the latest episode now.

FACEBOOK: Join Facebook and become a fan of Crikey.

TWITTER: Follow Crikey on Twitter!

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Star Wars : Retold (by someone who hasn’t seen it)

Get Crikey for $1 a week.

Lockdowns are over and BBQs are back! At last, we get to talk to people in real life. But conversation topics outside COVID are so thin on the ground.

Join Crikey and we’ll give you something to talk about. Get your first 12 weeks for $12 to get stories, analysis and BBQ stoppers you won’t see anywhere else.

Peter Fray
Peter Fray
Editor-in-chief of Crikey
12 weeks for just $12.