July 1st, 2004


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First half of the year is over! Here's a list of all the movies I have seen in theaters so far this year, in order from best to worst.

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The list changes early and often. Sometimes a movie goes up in my estimation after it sits in my mind for a while. More often, however, it goes down. I've changed the order of 3, 4, and 5 about six times, and I'm still not convinced I have it down right. And I just now changed the order of 18 and 19. I rule.

Questions? Comments? Debate?

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Happy birthday Norton!

He shares his birthday with Sydney Pollack, Deborah Harry, Dan Ackroyd, the late Princess Diana, Pamela Anderson, and Liv Tyler.

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catching up

Abortion foe reappointed to the FDA panel despite protests from many sides. (Courtesy Velvet.)

The Court limit the privacy of e-mail messages.

Jefferson Morley's World Opinion Wrapup has what the world is saying about the Iraqi transition. (Added bonus: LiveOnline transcript.)

Dan Froomkin has more on the Irish interviewer and other White House news of the day.

A conservative Republican reassesses the Clinton years, and you'd be surprised at the results.

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Dean and Nader set to debate. Dude, I don't get it either.

Tractor man set free. Huzzah!

Hahahaha, Virginia, you crack me up.

"The Bush administration said Saudi Arabia needs to do more to help in the war on terror. Yeah, like fight on our side."
-Jay Leno