Month: February 26, 2010

Feb 26,2010

"The Ghost Writer" review

The latest film from Roman Polanaski has been hailed as a return to form for the director behind Chinatown, Rosemary’s Baby, and The Pianist — a taut political thriller that...

Feb 26,2010

Shocker: Matt Taibbi's a dick

Via Jason Fagone, I came across this story about the rise and fall of a duo of American muckrakers — Mark Ames and Matt Taibbi — looking to make a...

Feb 25,2010

Olympic Pole Dancing

There I was, struggling to come up with something to blog about — seriously: I don’t care about health care reform or this damn summit — when BAM: Deadspin blogs...

Feb 24,2010

Was Joseph Stack a terrorist?

It seems that Matt Steinglass is on pretty much the same wavelength I am regarding the IRS plane bomber, Joseph Stack: So I think that on definitional grounds, you have...

Feb 24,2010

Teachers unions are the worst, cont.

The New York Times has what amounts to a follow up on the New Yorker’s examination of the NYC school system’s “rubber rooms,” the place where disciplined/ineffective teachers are sent...