New Rule*

New Rule*

If your NBA franchise loses one of its stars to a foreign league, you get contracted. Honestly: This kind of blows my mind. I get that the Hawks are terrible,

John Edwards

John Edwards

So here are my questions about the story of John Edwards and his love child: once a politician leaves the national stage, is it okay to keep writing about his

There Goes the Neighborhood

In re: Stephanie’s piece on the main site, what if unlocking wealths of knowledge means unleashing apocalyptic forces beyond our control? The presumption behind a lot of what we late

Easy Peasy

Easy Peasy

Iraq has always been a story full of surprises. And one of the most important political surprises is how quickly the surge has made Iraq safe for Barack Obama’s foreign

For Whom the Bell Tolls

Dave Weigel reports, and, yes “surprisingly subdued” is about right. If by surprisingly subdued you mean morbidly benumbed….

Superhero political affiliation

Fantastic link in the comments from PMM. Which political party does your superhero belong to? Superman: Moderate Republican Small town values and big city pragmatism inform Superman’s middle-of-the-road political beliefs.

How to do a blog book right

Apparently there’s this website called Waiter Rant. I’ve never been there before, but apparently it’s quite popular. It’s about an anonymous waiter who dishes on life behind the scenes at

Groverfield

Groverfield

Since there’s no news (I mean, there is news, just nothing I’m terribly interested in…a Serbian warlord was captured? Wow. Obama’s in the middle east? Pass the martinis, I guess),