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September 2008
BURN AFTER READING: Another Fine Documentary by the Coen Brothers

What’s so funny? If you really want to appreciate the highly realistic portrait of America the Coen brothers have been working on for twenty-odd (very odd) years now, I recommend reading the “viewer responses” to Burn After Reading on a…

September 15th, 2008 | Leave Comment

Please Don't Help the Georgians

America’s chickenhawks are ready to turn Georgia into a nation of missing-relative-seeking refugees. I’d hate to be Georgia right now. So many American pundits have plans for the Georgians, brilliant schemes designed to get Georgia into a big war with…

September 13th, 2008 | Comments (1)

Daily Inquisition: Fred Phelps

Daily Inquisition: Fred Phelps Statement of the Grand Inquisitor: The Rev. Fred Phelps is a good Calvinist; no more, no less. All that separates him from America’s other hundred million Calvinist heretics is that Phelps has the courage of his…

September 12th, 2008 | Leave Comment

The McCain-Follieri Love Boat

John McCain marching as fast as he can aboard convicted felon Raffaello Follieri’s “Real America” yacht John McCain has been hammering rival Barack Obama for being little more than a vapid “celebrity” and “elitist.” But The Nation has obtained a photo…

September 11th, 2008 | Comments (2)

Daily Inquisition: Paglia-tory

Today’s Defendant: Camille Paglia Statement of the Grand Inquisitor: We learn with sorrow that Paglia has called this venal bumpkin, Sarah Palin, “the greatest feminist since Madonna.” Paglia’s fall has long concerned the Holy Inquisition, and the time has come…

September 11th, 2008 | Leave Comment

Tyolka Thursdays: In Russia Sex Sells...Website Hosting

eXiled Alert! Tyolka Tuesdays has been moved. From now on it’s going to be called “Tyolka”Thursdays” and will appear every Thursday, naturally. Relax, it’s still the same ol’ Russian chick fix, just on a different day of the week. This…

September 11th, 2008 | Comments (4)

Is CNN Getting Kicked Out of Russia?

You probably didn’t know that CNN censored Putin for being just too darn sensible. Yep, it’s true. About two weeks ago, Putin gave the network an exclusive 30-minute interview. And you know what happened? Nothing. It was never allowed to…

September 10th, 2008 | Leave Comment