• The latest YouTube sensation: Serbs in white jeans go on a shoplifting spree in heroic protest of Kosovar independence! It is like the "Chocolate Rain" of crappy people. They don't even seem drunk. Just greedy! (Video after jump)
  • The cameraman told to "Get lost" by the girl so bogged down in stolen shit she can barely walk gets my I Want To Have His Babies Award for his response... [Reuters]
  • The McCain sex scandal is dumb and now the New York Times has to do more damage control than Mr. Inappropriation himself. [NYT]
  • But something happy came of it: "Stray Cock Express." [Alternet]


  • The Arizona co-chair of the McCain campaign gets charged with all manner of bribery and corruption and yet again McCain escapes unscathed because the whole thing makes the Bush Justice Department look way worse. [DailyKos]
  • Which is why McCain gets to spread all sorts of untruths about how Barack Obama wants to bomb Pakistan and cheat on his taxes without anyone but America's voters really paying attention. [Media Matters]
  • Remember when Moby and Natalie Portman used to do it? No? Then this is the post for you. [NY Mag]
  • Everyone was on us to write about that inane "wow girls use the internet too OMG!" story in yesterday's Times. God was that dumb. I feel less empowered being a girl who used the internet to read that fucking story. [Doree]
  • McCain hopes Fidel Castro "meets Marx soon." I think the only medium nuanced and sophisticated enough to adequately respond to this sentiment is South Park, but it does make the whole afterlife concept sound kinda fun, no? [Reuters]
  • Enron: where are they now? Well, Jeff Skilling is in jail for the next twentysomething years, Andy Fastow gets out in five, and some bankers who skimmed a few million from some phony partnership — "victims," really, of Skilling's "culture of greed" — are about to go to prison for three years apiece. I wonder if Ken Lay has met Marx? [Time]
  • The Hillary campaign is not looking so good. [Economist]
  • I guess I should really see No Country For Old Men before Sunday but Step Up 2 The Streets looks like it could be pretty good too. [NYT]