- I’m currently recovering from a pleasant night of celebration on a boat in the East River that involved a Supreme Court Justice and a jet ski task force. (No, I am not making this up. I could not make this up.) All manner of strange ideas have entered my head, because I am a bad and overly imaginative person. So bear with me.
- Bill Benson has asked a very interesting question: When did the New York Times begin to write snarky articles about the MLA? If you can help him out, leave a comment for the man.
- Behold: The Blog of Disquiet.
- Now here is an interesting thesis: the dwindling taste buds of boomers has spawned a niche market of hot, hot, hot sauce.
- If you’re a Wes Anderson hater, blame these folks.
- Brian Wilson will be performing with the English National Ballet.
- So how did the New York Times find out about Blackwater? Good old-fashioned police reporting. Let this be a reminder to journalists of all persuasions. Keep tracking down leads, keep asking questions. Never give up, never surrender. The story finds itself.
- James Wood on Zuckerman, if you’re not burned out by Exit Ghost coverage.
- The Mumpsimus hosts an interview with Thomas Ligotti.
- One of Jeff Parker’s “former high school shadows” writes about him.
- The Telegraph has been serializing Ted Hughes’s letters.
- Canadian hockey you haven’t seen before.
- The 9 Manliest Names in the World.
- Giuliani sees 9/11 everywhere.
- The WaPo is the latest books section to enter into blogging. But I’m wondering why newspaper book blogs are taken with two word designations.
Amen! Wood gets it right this time.
Um…. re the ice queens of Nazi Canada… I apologize from the bottom of my heart.