Month: July 25, 2008

Jul 25,2008

The X-Files and Step Brothers

Two reviews for you this week: The X-Files: I Want to Believe over at the Times, and Step Brothers over at the Standard. I must admit to being terribly disappointed...

Jul 25,2008

And Now for Something Completely Different

Much fun at Alternet. Bruce Levine: My recent articles have been about the corrupt partnership between Big Pharma and psychiatry — resulting in nonsense, lies and exaggerations about mental illness...

Jul 25,2008

Fun with Indignation

Blogging is a funny thing. I don’t know if it’s the most context-dependent form of writing, but it’s pretty damn context-dependent. And ironically, too: because one day you write a...

Jul 25,2008

The IOC is a joke

Did you see that the International Olympic Committee has decreed that Iraq cannot field a team at this year’s Olympic games? Something to do with “government interference” and the IOC...

Jul 25,2008

It's so much more effective that way

Over at the new, ugly Atlantic Monthly, the usually temperate Megan McCardle unloads on Matt Taibbi, and the results are kind of…awesome. I’m a sucker for those moments when mild-mannered...