Month: May 15, 2008

May 15,2008

(Pre)Vengeance is Mine

How the tale of a girl who bears a shockingly located set of fangs upends the revenge-film formula.

May 15,2008

Speed Racer vs. Christopher Hitchens

Peter Suderman was spot on when he said that the villain in Speed Racer, played by Roger Allam, is a dead ringer for Christopher Hitchens, both in appearance and accent....

May 14,2008

Invade Burma?

Rod Dreher says no, Andrew Sullivan says yes, and Rich Lowry’s source explains why it’ll never happen. Gotta say: I’m with Rod on this one. Somalia was a giant CF,...

May 14,2008

53%

According to exit polls, that’s the percentage of West Virginia voters in a Democratic primary that would support Barack Obama over John McCain. From Fox News: Both Clinton and Obama...

May 14,2008

Mr. Gannon Stays in Washington

Drop by the National Press Club on any given day and you’re likely to see the glistening bald pate of Jeff Gannon, a.k.a. James Guckert. The former White House correspondent...

May 13,2008

Cognitive Dissonance

Much like James, I find those who traffic in psycho-babble kind of annoying. But is there a more succinct way to describe this line of thinking? “Why set aside money...