Posts from June 26, 2004

Religious freedom?

Religious freedom?

: Well, it’s not just France that’s doing dumb things like banning religous clothing. Germany’s banning headscarves.

Smut.de

Smut.de

: Germany leads in porn.

And someday, he will grow up to be governor of California

And someday, he will grow up to be governor of California

: Doctors report a superstrong German toddler: A “genetic mutation has given a Berlin five-year-old muscles twice the size of other kids his age and about half the body fat.”

More Moore

jarviscnn.jpgMore Moore

: I was going to take a vacation from Michael Moore today but, what the hell, here’s a wonderful compilation of self-loathing-American quotes by the big man himself from David Brooks:

For example, it was during an interview with the British paper The Mirror that Moore unfurled what is perhaps the central insight of his oeuvre, that Americans are kind of crappy.

“They are possibly the dumbest people on the planet . . . in thrall to conniving, thieving smug [pieces of the human anatomy],” Moore intoned. “We Americans suffer from an enforced ignorance. We don’t know about anything that’s happening outside our country. Our stupidity is embarrassing.”

: The big man is doing boffo box office, beating White Chicks and Dodgeball Friday.

: Photo thanks to Donald Sensing.

: UPDATE: Allah reconsiders his HQ.

New York, where fads become cliches

New York, where fads become cliches

: Lockhart Steele says: Beware The Lamp.

X-rated Ashcroft

X-rated Ashcroft

: Nerve is holding a contest to create the “sexiest” one-minute video starring prude-in-chief John Ashcroft. I can’t decide whether to animate the stone lady with the naked breasts he covered up or to dabble in puppetry of the penis.

His Life

His Life

: Daniel Radosh presents Bill Clinton’s My Life: The Powerpoint.

Switching accents

Switching accents

: Just got email announcing that Arianna Huffington will be subbing for Tina Brown on CNBC’s Topic A this Sunday. Should be livelier. Among the guests: Al Franken and 15-year-old Theo Spielberg plus a “book club” reviewing Clinton’s bio.