That's Not News

A new series in which I attempt to shame NPR into doing its job.

First in the series, "At this Church, Parishioners Wear Collars, Too," a story about dogs in a church.

Most damning quote:
"The question was raised by other people, you know, why dogs?... Not only are they important family members, but there’s more to it than that. They belong to God, too, by gum."
Why dogs, indeed.


Red State

A popular Chinese t-shirt design offers further proof of Deleuze and Guattari's thesis that capitalism is schizophrenic.

(Hat tip: New York Times)


Art Objects

Paul Zaloom's Meanwhile, an existential tragicomedy: