Friday, June 25, 2010

Godzilla and Mothra v. BP

The headline on MSNBC this morning was "Robots Attack Gulf Oil Leak."

I think it's time we brought in the monsters and the Two Tiny Princesses to handle this.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Russell Rappleye (1998-2010)

Long may you run.

Friday, June 04, 2010

Hannah in Johannesburg

This summer, Hannah is working in South Africa as a summer intern at the Johannesburg Mail & Guardian.

While I was certain that she would have a wonderful experience, I thought it unlikely that she would have a story appear under her name.

I was so wrong.

The story (in her voice with photos by Reuters) is here.

Thursday, June 03, 2010

Say it Ain't So! Bud Selig Refuses to do Justice!

Bud Selig, Commissioner of Major League Baseball, sniffs his fingers after refusing to reverse last night's egregiously bad call by umpire Jim Joyce, which denied Detroit Tigers' starter Armando "El Perfecto" Galarraga a hard-earned place in the baseball record books.

What do you smell, Bud?

I smell injustice.

Where is Emile Zola when we truly need him?

Portrait of Emile Zola by Edouard Manet (1868)

"Famous Quotes by Vision-impaired Persons Named James Joyce for $1,000, Alex"

“A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.”

-James Joyce
Famous Writer

"...probably the most important call of my career...and I, fuck, I kicked the shit out of that call...I just cost that kid a perfect game."

-Jim Joyce
Now-famous Major League Umpire