August 26th, 2004

Scorpion

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Nick Cave on Letterman: successfully taped. I will probably show it to interested parties before or after Book Club on Monday (oddly enough, at my pad.) As a side note, it's on the same tape as Seth Green's appearance on Sesame Street and Oliver Platt's appearance on Between the Lions. Had I only put that Sesame Street opera song on there, and the Liam Neeson/Count bit on there too, the tape would die of perfect awesomeness.

Coming up Tuesday on The Daily Show: John McCain.

As RQ noted in her update, bebe's day care is having a fundraiser selling pizza kits and cookie dough. Lemme know if you want in.

And angela_la_la took a great pic of bebe and me at the wedding recently.

More later.
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The number of poor and uninsured rises again last year. But don't worry, the tax cuts are clearly working.

Post analysis of the Abu Ghraib reports, pointing to the widespread nature of the abuse, and the leadership failures straight up to the top.

A BBC reporter's report, after a week on the ground in Najaf.

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TV Tome article on the rise and fall of supernatural shows at the WB.

"Every month, a few hundred gay and lesbian bar crawlers pick a 'straight' establishment and descend en masse."

Writer Elisabeth Kubler-Ross passed away.