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Nomar is a Cub!

July 31, 2004

Even though they lost to the Phillies today, there is joy in Wrigleyville. Nomar Garciaparra is a Cub, and he’ll probably start at shortstop Sunday against the Phillies. Not only did the Cubs not give

The July Surprise

July 30, 2004

This is pretty much what was predicted by cynics just a couple of weeks ago: Abu Musab al-Zarqawi ? al-Qaida’s No. 1 leader in Iraq ? has been captured near the Syrian border, according to

Moore and O’Reilly

July 30, 2004

In case you missed it, Darrell, the Southern Conservative, summarizes the clash of the titans, Michael Moore and Bill O’Reilly. I didn’t watch, but it looks like it went the way I expected.

Go balloons! Go balloons! Go balloons!

July 30, 2004

I’ll bet a director’s head rolls at CNN this morning after the little glitch last night: Jesus! We need more balloons. I want all balloons to go, godd***it! Go confetti. Go confetti. More confetti. I

‘A Mom in the White House’

July 29, 2004

Ewww. Teresa Heinz Kerry, speaking to a group of homosexual delegates and advocates at the Democratic convention: “If nothing else, you will have a mom in the White House.” That’s just–I…ugh. I’m sorry, but that

Promises, Promises

July 29, 2004

Last night, John Edwards promised a Kerry/Edwards administration would deliver: Health care Child care College tuition Better public schools Poverty relief Welfare reform A higher minimum wage More jobs Racial harmony A stronger, modernized military

Alec Baldwin’s America

July 29, 2004

Baldwin, addressing a panel at the Democratic convention in Boston today, says the trouble with the Republican Party is that it’s been hijacked by “fundamentalist wackos.” He seems to feel that us little people out

When Housing Goes Bad

July 29, 2004

After a night of heavy drinking in Manila’s red light district, the block of flats staggered home to bed.

This Suit is Our Suit

July 29, 2004

The guys behind the brilliant This Land parody at JibJab are facing a legal threat: JibJab Media, the proper name of the Spiridellises’ company, never got permission to use [Woody] Guthrie’s song in This Land,

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