Hopefully this won’t turn into another conspiracy everything-is-connected wheels-within-wheels comment thread that has turned almost every front page post into an Alex Jones/No Quarter/Corrente snake-pit mash-up full of bitter little pills fighting THE MAN one comment at a time.

Sure Obama may not have killed Michael Hastings, BUT HE COULD HAVE! He had motive!

Oy. We have now watched the left cross over  into deepest darkest Our Lady Of The Magic Dolphins “Is it irresponsible to speculate? It would be irresponsible not to speculate!“-land

Calgon iPod and Shakira’s ass: take me away:

Jade Visions – Bill Evans Trio
Will Do – TV On The Radio
Forest Fire – Lloyd Cole & The Commotions
A Thousand Trees – Stereophonics
Car On A Hill – Joni Mitchell
Baby Missiles – The War On Drugs
Superstar Punani – Sublime
Black Arrow, Bleeding Heart – Whiskeytown
It’s A Beautiful Day – Pizzicato Five
Fido, Your Leash Is Too Long – The Magnetic Fields
and an extra one for the NSA who is cataloging and filing this away for the next seventy years:
Trailer Trash – Modest Mouse

By the way, in lieu of posting this week, I’ve been reading (on Michael Hiltzik’s recommendation) David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas. It is quite a performance and is absolutely brilliant. Highly recommended.

By me, this time…