If you are somewhat new to reading the Nerd, you may be unaware that he has been sending daily Torah commentary to an email list for about six years now. The commentary has been expanded, revised, and improved over that time, culminating in what you see here. The email list still exists and you can sign up here: Subscribe to the Daily Portion email.
The format is simple. “Spotlight” focuses on one issue from the selected text. “Outline” gives a quick view of the context and structure. “Overview” is a more complete commentary on the passage.
The selections are drawn from the Torah reading schedule followed in Judaism. See more at wikipedia on the Weekly Torah Reading here.