5 Things To Know This AM — May 10 2011

T-t-today junior: Out with the Viera, in with the Curry! (Have U Heard)

We wish our college lectures were more like this: The construction, localization, and performance of ethnicity, or "I'm not white, I'm tan."
Jersey Shore
, the most important sociological experiment of our time. (Gawker)

Are you riding dirty? The No. 7 line to Flushing was named the cleanest subway line in the latest "Shmutz" report, while the R train to Flushing Hills had the distinct honor of being the filthiest. (Your Nabe)
Too hot for Der Tzitung: Hasidic paper removes Hillary Clinton from iconic photo. (NPR)
Oven-roasted rutabaga fries are the prep school version of Tater Tots. (New York Times)