Well, Is There A Scientific Link Between "Genius" And "Shithead"?

We are all suckers for learning that something going on in our brains is linked to something else going on in our brains — the brain is sorta navelgazing that way — so when a new much-emailed New York Times story said a rare form of dementia had been credited as the source of late-onset waves of sudden creativity, we… » 4/09/08 1:00pm 4/09/08 1:00pm

V.S. Naipaul Is Worse Than Mike Cherico And John Fitzgerald Page And…

Comrades, there's a new Douche Du Jour in service for your virtual lashings and denunciations: novelist and Nobel laureate V.S. Naipaul! (Just call him "Naipaul Janka"!) Okay, so if you knew who V.S. Naipaul was, you knew he was a jerk. He's an unapologetic racist who fucked whores, beat his mistress, and never gave… » 4/08/08 3:30pm 4/08/08 3:30pm