May 6th, 2004


anthology of interest! present their Ten Least Essential Summer Films.

Courtesy Dona Quixote, City Paper article on the inside of the indie wrestling scene in DC.

Nothing more American than the publicity stunt.

W.e.i.r.d. "Green chiller" technology unveiled. (Courtesy JubJub.)

Reality TV at the forefront of the quest for cookie-cutter conformity to 'beauty.'

20th Century Fox starts new production branch to work on low-budget 'inventive, alternative' series. [I'll believe it when I see it.]

Who stars in the most $100 million plus movies? Some definite surprises there. Plus, a list of all movies that topped $100 million.

Uncovering the truth about the giant squid.

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caller: It was like a college fraternity prank that stacked up naked men –
Rush Limbaugh: Exactly. Exactly my point! This is no different than what happens at the Skull and Bones initiation and we're going to ruin people's lives over it and we're going to hamper our military effort, and then we are going to really hammer them because they had a good time. You know, these people are being fired at every day. I'm talking about people having a good time, these people, you ever heard of emotional release? You of heard of need to blow some steam off?
(Courtesy American Assembler)

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Turns out the Red Cross warned the US about prison abuses as early as last summer. Also, how the prisoner abuse issue can be traced right back to Rumsfeld's desk. Plus, looking at Abu Ghraib through the lens of the Stamford prison experiment.

And while everyone's distracted about the prisoner abuse thing, let's get more money to pour into Iraq.

FDA blocks over-the-counter sales of the morning-after pill.

Ted Rall receives death threats over political cartoon. (The cartoon in question, which I admit is pretty ass-y.) (Courtesy Dona Quixote.)

Collapse ) has a bonus Fame Audit update of the whole cast of Friends.