… the New York Times' effect on man:
J. O'Rourke looks at the New York Times' coverage of the
Arizona mass murder.
In the matter of self-serving, bitter, calculated cynicism, there wouldn’t seem to be much left to prove against the Times. Judging by what I’ve heard from my fellow conservatives, the issue is decided. The New York Times is a worthless, truthless, vicious institution. But I disagree. I think things are worse than that.
Not a pretty picture, but it's hard to disagree.
Tom the Dancing Bug brings you
ComixTM version of Huck Finn (corrected to reflect modern
sensibilities). Don't miss the study questions at the bottom.
Both Granite Geek and
Bad Astronomy are somewhat less than amused
about the Zodiac sign-changing story that's making the
rounds. Yes, folks, the changed signs are old news, and even if
your sign is "changed", it doesn't make astrology any less full
I'm a never-miss fan of Jeopardy!, and I was looking forward
to next month's episodes where a computer (IBM's "Watson") is going
to go head-to-CPU against former champs Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter.
They have video of a short practice round here, and … whoa! That bucket of bits is pretty sharp. Ken and Brad are going to have to bring their A game, which might not be enough.