It’s not Palin, it’s McCain

I think Dan and pmm have fair points about Palin’s role in contributing to McCain’s unpopularity at this point, but in the end, I think Palin is mostly a distraction.

Diagnosing the Palin Problem

Down in the comments of my own splenetic expression of annoyance with the conservative movement, pmm gives us some good things to think about, but I’ll probably be addressing some

Marc Andreesen

Marc Andreesen

In case you missed his interview in Portfolio, Netscape founder Marc Andreesen once again counsels the New York Times to kill its print product altogether: Shut off the print edition

They call me the seeker

Lately, I keep seeing ads for this all over town, premiering this weekend. It was nagging my brain for a week before I realized it must be an adaptation of

Temptation

Temptation

Best song ever? Quite possibly. And this video ain’t bad, either.

The dead vote

The dead vote

This one counts, as Susan Gilmore of the Seattle Times writes: When Jeanette Williams was living in a convalescent home, she always had a Barack Obama button affixed to her

The joy of bad transliterations

Kalsoom Lakhani has written up the terrible earthquake in Baluchistan. It’s no laughing matter, of course, but I reluctantly confess, this part had me laughing: Today, yet another tragedy has