Archive for February, 2011

Stephen Colbert flashes the mask!

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

This is not gimp’d or photoshopped after the fact — Comedy Central actually flashed it (for one frame only!) over Stephen Colbert’s face as he interviewed Salon.com journalist Glenn Greenwald about Anonymous, the inchoate online group that, among other things, attacks those who attack Wikileaks. Got all that? Good. My friend Micah Anderson has sharp eyes: he […]

Forty.

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Okay, okay, I know. This birthday’s significance depends entirely on our use of the decimal system. Still, a quirk of natural selection (ten fingers) has lent a certain conventional weight to the passage of decades, and I won’t pretend complete indifference at turning forty in a couple of days. Furthermore, I intend to use this […]