The cultural legacy of Long Duk Dong: Oh sexy giiiiirrrrrrlfriennnnd. C'mon, even when you were 10 years old, you knew it was wrong -- mocking the pan-Asian "other" for laffs.
Slate on Hillary comparing herself to Rocky: Nobody told her that (1) Rocky starts as the underdog, and (2) Rocky goes the distance but loses by split decision. But who cares? Obama's a shitty bowler!
Everything you wanted to know about federal wiretaps. When I was a kid, the FBI tapped our phone due to my parents' organizing against American-sponsored wars in Central America. I still pity the Federales who had to do the listening; I probably spent more time on the phone jabbering with my nerdy friends about baseball stats, than my folks did planning marches. Imagine bored FBI agents scribbling down arguments over Mike Greenwell's slugging percentage vs. Vince Coleman's total bases as if it were some code to BURY THE GUNS UNDER THE GARDEN.
Jenny "Singled Out" McCarthy has put away her boobs to slog down the dead end road of linking autism to vaccinations. This put her in the position of debating science with scientists on Larry King last night.
Jennie McCarthy, former Playboy model, holding up list of 36 recommended childhood vaccinations: "Do we really need all of these? I mean honestly. Let's look at this."
Dr. Harvey Karp, American Association of Pediatrics: "Which disease do you want your child to get?"