Friday, November 20, 2009

Bad Lieutenant

I have only a vague interest in the movie itself, insofar as it's the latest from Werner Herzog, but I was just reading the reviews on Metacritic thinking, first, that it has been at least two decades since Nicolas Cage last played a recognizable human being, and second, the movie doesn't seem to require that, so it may actually be the right role for him.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Failure of Imagination

Just when I thought Sarah Palin's media blitz could get more annoying, along comes PETA.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Doin' Us Proud

Two hometown boys, Rep. Nathan Deal and his mild mannered spokesman Harris Blackwood (who moonlights as a community reporter and columnist for the Gainesville Times, drew the attention of Talking Points Memo for jumping on Birther bandwagon.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Feet Are Like Spiders That Are Attached to Your Body

According to this month's Harper's Index, 57% of women are always, frequently, or sometimes embarrassed by their feet. My girlfriend is a notable exception, so it's certainly not universal, but it does seem like almost every woman I know is grossed out by feet in general and her own in particular.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Music Video

Atlas Sound, "Walkabout"