Me elsewhere: TV news!
Guess what? Some of the Sirius XM holiday channels are STARTING TONIGHT.
I heard this great interview with Marlon James on the radio yesterday and now I'm very excited to read his books.
How 4 Federal Lawyers Paved the Way to Kill Osama bin Laden
This is an amazing sentence: "Göring, who would later be convicted of crimes against humanity, told Richard he was impressed with his integrity."
So is this: "The French food critic François Simon has described the 50 Best as a sort of childlike racket—'a world order of Care Bears, and this under the cynical gaze of a sparkling water.'"
Nope. Nope. NOPE.
I love K9 and will probably see his movie, but I am more interested in a. why these people couldn't get anyone to proofread their terribly-written press release and b. why the BBC and Doctor Who let this situation arise in which people could make a K9 movie without their blessing or involvement. (Before you all rush to explain: I get that the creators of the character own the rights but THAT WAS A DUMB CONTRACT TO ACCEPT, BBC, WHAT ARE YOU DOING?)
'It's a whole other world': religious pilgrims venture deep into Alaska forest
Fascinating: What America’s immigrants looked like when they arrived on Ellis Island
Songs From A Mountain Goats Album In Which Cicero Is Not Mentioned And Everybody’s Marriages Work Out