From commentor Mudge: Both of these cats were rescued. The one in the grass was named Catfish. She was found wandering in our lawn in the early 90s when we came back from a trip to a soccer tournament for my son. She was hunting in the less tamed portions of the yard and acquired […]
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Too good not to front-page (h/t commentor Trollhattan). Steve Benen at the Washington Monthly got together with filmmaker Bill Simmon to remind us what’s at stake. Great clip for email forwarding to the faint of heart: __
Any of you New Yorkers looking for something to see this weekend? Anybody already seen this documentary, at a festival? Opinions? From Andrew O’Hehir’s Salon review/interview with filmmaker Charles Ferguson: “Inside Job” offers a lucid and devastating history of how the crash happened, who caused it and how they got away with it. Furthermore, Ferguson […]
From the “Stuff too weirdly mundane to pass as fiction” files. Gawker‘s Adrian Chen sternly warns us “Don’t Post Pictures of an FBI Tracking Device You Find on a Car to the Internet“, and links to a Wired report: “Caught Spying on Student, FBI Demands GPS Tracker Back“: … Afifi, a business marketing student at […]
From the NYTimes, “Chinese Dissident Awarded Nobel Peace Prize“: BEIJING — Liu Xiaobo, an impassioned literary critic, political essayist and democracy advocate repeatedly jailed by the Chinese government for his writings, won the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday in recognition of his pursuit of nonviolent political reform in the world’s most populous country. __ […]