@Mr. B What a burden.
Probably good that they edited out the part where jar-drinking guy scalds his hand on thermal-conductive-friendly glass that's filled with hot coffee.
@IBentMyWookie She's at the top of my "Make Hate To" list.
The NY Times appended a correction to Wallace's Federer essay. So all of this obviously has to be true.
The worst episode from the depths of the worst season of The Simpsons (probably somewhere in the mid teens) is still better than most of the crap on network TV. And the last couple of seasons have had some great episodes here and there - ones with more than a touch of the golden age in them.
Two of my pals flew in to Cuba a few years ago and had the same thing happen to them, with a similar non-reaction from the people around them, as though the SMOKE that was billowing into the cabin was a common occurrence. Interesting note -- they said the plane they were on was some old Russian jet from the 60s.
@iantenna And I have that shit as a last name. Does that mean I already have cancer?
@Miles Klee Disparaging the boot is a bootable offense!
@Drew Robertson well, congrats on a perfectly prejudiced reply.
I agree that he's questionable as a political talking head. But as a historian, different story... very much enjoyed the Ascent of Money on PBS: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/ascentofmoney/about/about-niall-ferguson/12/