Bad: not knowing who wrote the Communist Manifesto.
Worse: falling for a terrible hoax.
Worst: defending these mistakes with "fake but accurate" baloney.
One of the most famous lines ever from a comic strip is "We have met the enemy and they are us." Life imitates art: Hollywood, deeply concerned about the increasing piracy of movies, discovers that a major source for the pirates are "screeners" distributed to Oscar voters.
More on the financial fun and games at the top of the UC system.
The New York Times reviewer loooooves the new Bugatti Veyron.
0 to 125 mph in 7.3 seconds.
More amazing: 250 mph to 0 in under 10 seconds.
Even more amazing: "quiet, comfortable, refined" and "easy to drive".
Yours for only $1.2 million.
If you get one, drop me a line. I'd like to take a ride.
A nice story about how Americans are showing their deep appreciation for soldiers.
If you've been wondering about the increasing volume of anti-Wal-Mart stories you've been seeing recently, Kevin Hassett notes that a lot of them are the product of "a highly coordinated and heavily financed political campaign".
New Jersey is having a contest for a new state slogan. Two excellent suggestions did not make the finals: "NJ: How You Doin'?" and ""Most of Our Elected Officials Have Not Been Indicted".
"Cheapest Homes in the Most Expensive Zip Codes". Guess what? They're expensive, too.