Month: December 20, 2008

Dec 20,2008

Israel rehashes bad times, Iran wins

The Israelis are launching their third straight day of air strikes into Gaza, dealing themselves what will ultimately be their second self-imposed military defeat in three years. At times like...

Dec 19,2008

Naomi Klein: bourgeois vixen?

I realize I’m supposed to find Naomi Klein irritating, and am probably obliged to call attention to her economic illiteracy, but what struck me when reading this recent New Yorker...

Dec 19,2008

Damn you, Mick Foley

How am I supposed to top this? I don’t come to wrestling rings and hit people with 2x4s, do I? I don’t jump onto tables with thumbtacks thrown all over...

Dec 19,2008

Heroine

I see my guardian angel. She is sitting on the curb sucking bad coffee out of a hole in the lid of a paper cup. I am carrying groceries out...

Dec 18,2008

Drum Porn

JVL embeds a video of Joe Morello that is pretty good, if a little old school for my taste, over at his joint. To which I respond: Morello ain’t got...