Barack Obama Doesn't Look Too Psyched About That Beer

Fifty thousand people are dead or close to it in Burma, and Barack Obama can state unequivocally that he does not drink designer beer. Seventy five percent of American adults will at some point be impoverished. The average American car owner really must save $30 this summer. Chris Hitchens believes Barack Obama may be… » 5/06/08 10:00am 5/06/08 10:00am

Pop Quiz! Are You Smarter Than A Bush Administration Spokespretty?

Remember Bush Administration spokespretty Dana Perino and that tough time she had remembering just what the Cuban missile crisis was? Well the other day she had another little missile crisis on Fox News Sunday, which is to say, she explained, she doesn't really know what a missile is sorta, because, um, totes,… » 3/20/08 4:00pm 3/20/08 4:00pm

Benazir Bhutto: Beloved, But Sort Of In That "Marion Barry" Type Way

We had a long chat with Central and South Asia expert Josh Foust of the website Registan about the assassination of Benazir Bhutto this morning. "She's beloved by her clan and by the masses her people own but otherwise, a lot of people do not like her because of how she and her father stole billions of dollars from… » 12/27/07 11:30am 12/27/07 11:30am

Benazir Bhutto Dies After Being Struck By Bomb, Shot In The Neck At…

Exiled Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto was killed in a suicide bombing today. She wasn't killed by the bombing itself, of course, she was killed by a bullet wound to the neck. Not leaving anything to chance, these Bhutto- haters! You'll recall that Bhutto had returned to Pakistan two months back after making… » 12/27/07 9:00am 12/27/07 9:00am

Korea Is Basically 'The Hills'; Burma Is Like Katie Holmes

A few months ago, we were watching Entertainment Tonight when all of a sudden Jim Carrey appeared talking all slow and medicated about Burma and how to remember how to pronounce "Aung San Suu Kyi." And we were like, "What's the big deal? That lady hasn't so much as left her house in years!" Um and if you get that… » 10/03/07 4:30pm 10/03/07 4:30pm

"You Know, When You Get To Know Ahmadinejad, It's Sort Of Like What…

Welcome back to "That's So Jane's", a really bad pun we use both as an homage to Jane/Jane's Defence Weekly magazines and as an excuse to blog about something other than celebrities and drinking and fucking and all our stupid little affluent society problems. There's a whole Third World out there! And really, don't… » 9/27/07 3:00pm 9/27/07 3:00pm

Uranium Without An Amusement Park Ride Is Like Tinkerbell Without Paris

Back by popular demand, it's "That's so Jane's!" where we apply the snarky Valley Girl charm of our beloved dead magazine 'Jane' to questions pondered by the types of people who read 'Jane's', the "defence" publication that basically to the military industrial complex what WWD is to the celebrity sartorial complex.… » 9/19/07 3:00pm 9/19/07 3:00pm