Reading While Eating for Mar. 15: Rob Portman’s Change of Heart

In today's must-read links for your lunch break: Rob Portman announces his support for same-sex marriage and Samsung unveils its new flagship phone.

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Senate Budget Committee members (L-R) Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH), Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) make brief statements to the news media before the second day of markup hearings in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on March 14.

Rob Portman Becomes First Sitting GOP Senator to Announce Support for Same-Sex Marriage. The junior senator from Ohio shifted his views after his son, now 21, came out to him. (BuzzFeed)

Who Is Matt Lauer? Amid speculation that the long-time Today Show host will be dumped by NBC, rumors are spreading that he’ll be the next man to fill Alex Trebek’s shoes when the host’s Jeopardy contract expires in 2015. (NY Post)

Sunday is St. Patrick’s Day. Here are eight things you can do, see, eat and drink to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland. (NewsFeed)

Low-Calorie Beers That Actually Taste Good. You know, to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and its longstanding tradition of promoting good health and responsibility. (Healthland)

Ten Long-Awaited Cult Movie Projects for Kickstarter. In the wake of the Veronica Mars triumph, other prospective revivals have been mentioned as potential targets for Kickstarting. Maybe now the world will get the Terriers septilogy that it deserves. (Flavorwire)

Remember When Maker’s Mark Backed Down? Initially the company said it would reduce the alcohol content of its whiskey by a few percentage points (even though it totally didn’t matter at all) and then reversed that decision after public outcry. Here are 11 other companies that bowed to customer outcry. (mental_floss)

10 Questions About the Galaxy S4. Samsung’s latest, much-anticipated flagship phone dropped yesterday. Reviews have been somewhat mixed. (Techland)

Allison Williams Wore Nice Clothes. Now if only the Girls star would figure out proper umbrella etiquette. (Go Fug Yourself)

A New Trailer for The Reluctant Fundamentalist. Mira Nair’s global thriller opened the International Vienna Film Festival and stars Kate Hudson and Riz Ahmed. (Divanee)

Google Glasses on St. Patrick’s Day? Sure, why not. Have fun and stay safe, everyone. (YouTube via The Daily What)