October 4th, 2005

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I don't know where to start

"Irish actor Stephen Rea first got noticed when he received an Oscar nod for playing Fergus in Neil Jordan's The Crying Game, a film about Irish revolutionaries. After thirteen years and seven more movies with the director, he's back for Jordan's latest ode to transvestites and revolutionaries, Breakfast on Pluto, starring Cillian Murphy (Batman Begins) as Irish transvestite 'Kitten' Braden."

Tragically, the article is more about V for Vendetta, but still.
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So. Pretty much every day for lunch, I hit the Giant salad bar, and put something simple and tasty together. It's part of my campaign to get back near being in shape. (I've dramatically cut down on the soda intake, for instance.) But while I know the ingredients I'm including in the salad are tasty and vaguely healthy, I always ponder what's healthier than what? Naturally, I presumed a poll would be the best way to figure this out. Trying to focus on the healthier ingredients, here.

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MIERS:
* Rock star Andrew Cohen tears her up. David Corn wonders who she is. William Kristol is just disappointed.
* Bush defends his choice in a press conference (bonus: transcript.) The NYTimes editorial declares it another stealth nominee. Or is he just trying to avoid a fight?
* Howard Kurtz on revolt from the right.
* Another look at ther role in gambling oversight.

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Reinterpreting Ramadan.

This just in: red-light cameras only rake in money, they don't prevent accidents.

Today's headline:
"The Man Who Took Hip-Hop's Baby Pictures"