Rest in peace, Warren Zevon.
Gene Weingarten on the problem with the French.
* Bush's speech didn't go far enough, though it did represent the administration having to face reality. Also, Howard Kurtz chimes in, with his trademark media analysis, as does Tom Shales.
* Two years later, the Patriot Act remains controversial. Ashcroft's current tour draws attention. "The fact is, we shouldn't be making suspects out of 280 million Americans."
* Beyond Monopoly: board games reaching for a more sophisticated, adult audience.
* Uncovering correspondence between Fitzgerald and a love interest.