Archive for July, 2008

Posted by Laura Crawford: How can Slate survive in the ultra-competitive blogosphere (kill me)? Slate has been sliding steadily in quality of articles and sources. Slate Editor Emily Bazelon has ruled the front page with many smug, neurotic, self-centered, articles about family life, the kind of family life that is unrecognizeable to most people. Her […]


Jason Whitlock, notably a former guest on ESPN’s The Sports Reporters, has a front page story on FoxSports.com completely trashing NBC’s line up for Football Night in America, basically the Sunday night game, and a wrap-up of the day in the league. Whitlock has been controversial figure in the past for his remarks about Sean […]


Obama is up by about 8 points right now nationally. However, he has not been doing well amongst his base, due to his vote in favor of FISA (despite his vote for the amendments to take away telecom immunity), his statements about the death penalty, gun laws…anything that has made him look centrist. It must […]


From IMDB: A Pearl Jam fan came to the rescue of frontman Eddie Vedder in New York last week (ends4Jul08) after the rocker’s girlfriend left an iPhone full of personal photos on the back seat of a cab. The devotee was flicking through the snaps of Pearl Jam, Vedder, pregnant model Jill McCormick and their […]


For a good laugh, Politico posted an article today about how McCain plans to balance the budget. We can expect articles later about his plans to turn lead into gold, Amy Winehouse into Ken Seeley, and a Dolorian into a Time Machine (hey, he’s just as crazy as Christopher Lloyd), but until then, here are […]


I thought hard about saying this, and seeing as how I don’t believe in the place, I don’t know how much this really means, but may he rot in hell.


Noam Chomsky

03Jul08

I just got an interesting call from the Boston Globe…look for bad news about Chomsky, no other indication of anything yet though