First of all, the man knows how to put words together on the page.
His ability to explore a huge range of subjects and his willingness to be authentic amaze me. Recently he's written pieces questioning if he's racist, where's he's at with religion, a letter to his sister and a mind-numbingly sexy bit.
NWSO is the only blog I regularly click through to from my Google Reader because the comments from his community of readers are thought-provoking and entertaining. And he's got great art.
Super writing, great material, good conversation and lovely pictures. What more could a dedicated reader ask for?