NEVER COMING TO A THEATER NEAR YOU spotlights worthy films that just didn't get much attention the first time around. For those who don't bother to click through, note that High Fidelity and Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey make the cut.
THE ORGASMATRON: How could I have forgotten to link to it?
KIRSTEN DUNST AND KATE BOSWORTH: hopeless addicts, or just plain tacky?
RED BANK, TENNESSEE: Someone missed the whole Clarence Thomas thing.
ON THE PITCHFORK: FIRST AVENUE CLOSES! It's the end of an era...
THE NEW YORKER on drugs. Prescription drugs, that is.
SOMETHING AWFUL reviews music magazines. And rightly so.
MARK A. R. KLEIMAN is writing about "test-doping," the practice of taking stimulants to improve one's scores on standardized tests like the SAT.
ABBA: displaying more integrity than most old bands.
QOTD:"Men judge generally more by the eye than by the hand, for everyone can see and few can feel. Every one sees what you appear to be, few really know what you are." -- Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince (courtesy of Pejman)
SCRAMJET: NASA shoots for an engine capable of propelling a craft at Mach 10; it could carry an airplane from San Francisco to Washington, D.C., in about 20 minutes.
I HAVE THAT ON VINYL has just debuted, but seems like it has potential.
ZELL MILLER TAKES ON MAUREEN DOWD: I'm reminded of one of my favorite Craig O'Neill stories. In this context, the question is: "If I called you some highbrow hussy from New York City, and you could only deny one of those, which would it be?"