(1) If you are a conservative of some sort in media and you aren’t already on the invite list for the monthly gatherings of such folk at Slainte bar in Manhattan (not the same as the monthly gathering described above), let me know and I should be able to add you to the list.
(2) Here’s a story about a snake and a hamster who are friends:
(3) Hey, my face is on Gawker (identified as “Glenn”), and I’m talking to DC Comics editor Scott Nybakken (who has so far survived the Infinite Crisis, albeit with slightly altered superpowers).
(4) U. of South Carolina historian Christine Caldwell Ames praises Pandora.com, which enables you, in about two seconds flat, to enter a song or artist you like and thus create an online channel of songs that resemble your pick. It’s like the bastard offspring of TiVo and iPod, so check it out.
(NOTE: The above was sent as a mass e-mail in the days prior to the debate and was posted on this blog retroactively in April 2007. Click here for other Debates at Lolita Bar.)