Month: September 30, 2008

Sep 30,2008

It's not caviar

Over at the Atlantic, Ta-Nehisi Coates continues to labor to convince himself that the new album from the overrated TV On The Radio is better than it is. How many...

Sep 30,2008

Baitullah Mehsud dead?

Dawn and CNN are reporting that Pakistan Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud has died of kidney failure. The Pakistani government blames Mehsud for the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto....

Sep 30,2008

Farewell to the New York Sun

Ben Smith has an important post in the Politico on the demise of the New York Sun, with a nice tip of the hat to my sister. The paper’s official...

Sep 29,2008

MMOGs are serious business

No doubt you’ve all had some exposure to massively multiplayer online games like World of Warcraft—even if only through the South Park parody or from reading some New York Times...

Sep 29,2008

Callin' it a sundae

Good to see Dana Milbank’s still got a sense of humor about all this: The American people need a bailout — from toxic metaphors. Rep. Paul Broun, a Georgia Republican,...

Sep 29,2008

Making Sense

With the bailout compromise bill going down in flames in the House, I just want to highlight two very sensible paragraphs written by Jim Manzi over at The American Scene...