Dave Neiwert reports on the troubles his local orca populations are having now that the chinook salmon runs have been pretty much decimated. This one’s either looking for a friend or breakfast. Not sure which.
Kevin says it could have been worse.
Today’s long read is by Steve Martin, writing in the Smithsonian about how he became funny. There’s also a link there to a video of one of his early appearances on The Tonight Show.
Michael Moore is up for another best doc oscar for “Sicko”.
John McCain is one sicko SOB. A trait he shares with other members of his party running for office. “There will be other wars.”
Mark Morford: Are you Tom Cruise crazy?
Paul Krugman’s article “Same Old Party” is very good.
Who knew P.J. O’Rourke was a funny guy?
Christopher Hitchens: Devine Impulses.
Chris Hayes analyzes the undecided voter. I really don’t understand these people. At least if someone says they are voting Republican I can assume they are either uninformed, misinformed, racists or religious nuts. The undecideds leave me scratching my head.
Walter Potter (1835-1918) was a taxidermist with some psychological issues.
The Sunshine Patriots, by Tom Robbins.
George Lakoff responds to the conservative who claim that liberals hate America.
This is really funny. Ricky Gervais, of BBC's “The Office”, has some fun with creationism.
Mark H says he got a nice check from Google and just bought a flat-screen Hi-Def TV with a built-in DVD player for his bedroom wall. Oh, and for those of you keeping score, he has shed another two pounds since the last "weight loss" post. And he just referred to himself in the third person.