July 27th, 2008

News

Sunday reading

Investigating the administration: who should we hold accountable and for what? Bonus: a giant Venn diagram. No matter how many times I read these overviews, it's still a punch in the gut.

Moving to the middle: "Americans overwhelmingly agree on many of the big issues and are changing their minds on others."

Good read: 'My so-called glamorous life as a foreign correspondent.'

"Hollywood is often described as a dream factory, but really it's just as often a salvage yard. Anxious studio executives would rather bet their $100-million budgets on nostalgia than on new ideas, which is why, against all odds, Sid and Marty Krofft are back in business."

"Fifteen groundbreaking graphic storytellers — including Jim Lee, Brian Michael Bendis, Warren Ellis, and Chris Ware — reveal the first comic book that made them fall in love with the form."

Gaming

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We hosted the LJ-less Sal and lemonruss today for afternoon hanging out and dinner. And man, Mr. Sawez brought over the new board game Pandemic, and holy cats, it's fantastic. Seriously, addictive and cool. M. and I will be picking it up when we get the opportunity, and then we'll... infect you all.