Month: April 16, 2009

Apr 16,2009

The real victims

From Will Saletan’s piece today on United’s plan to charge hyper-obese people more for flights: Lots of airlines are cracking down on fat people. Why? Because the airlines have made...

Apr 15,2009

The Moustache speaks

Imagine if Thomas Friedman, overwhelmed by the tabloid travails of such celebrities as Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears, wrote the following lines: It is the age of the madwoman. The...

Apr 14,2009

The Fashion Weapon

Lisa Ann does not approve of Sarah Palin’s sex appeal. Asked about the Alaska governor’s looks in March, she told the New Haven Advocate: “It’s a distraction from politics. I...

Apr 14,2009

Adventures in counterintuitivity

Or is it counterintuitiveness? Anyway, here’s a headline from Slate that would be shocking if, well, it wasn’t at Slate: “Was Limp Bizkit Really That Bad? Why the most hated...