Obama Wins: The Not-So-Crappy Morning After

It's like I can't stop typing it, but last night the United States of America elected an African-American man the 44th President of the United States. Many parts of America erupted in cheers, while the bitterness that characterized the losing campaign (and its supporters) continued to appear as small, oozing,… » 11/05/08 10:00am 11/05/08 10:00am

North Korea Plays Host to Historic Visit From Miley Cyrus

Okay not really but! Everyone's favorite dictatorship is in the news today! (And: literally, nothing else is in the news today.) So the New York Philharmonic is playing Pyongyang. This is up there with the Altamont Speedway maybe. Will it be as wild? Are the liquor laws tough in North Korea? Is it really "just a… » 2/26/08 10:00am 2/26/08 10:00am