Day: June 10, 2010

Tony Judt talks some sense.

He has a great article up about how many of the cliches we use when discussing Israel and Palestine are inaccurate and harmful to the peace process. He cuts through most of the usual platitudes (“It’s Israel’s fault” / “It’s…

What I See and What I Don’t

Found via Think Progress, a video of an Associated Press reporter diving in oiled Gulf waters and living to tell the tale. I think that there are some really interesting things going on with this video, and they spark a…

Fembots Have Feelings Too

Or, How I Learned To Stop Caring and Admit I Love Pop. A guy I met recently was sort of surprised that he met me at a Hold Steady Show. “They’re such a guy band,” he said, and I sort…