One of the great things about feeling better is that I can catch up on things on which I’ve fallen behind. One of the bad things about feeling better is that I feel guilty about not yet having caught up on everything. So I’m feeling a bit pressed tonight and haven’t a bundle of thoughts […]
Journalists in Britain have traditionally justified shady practices by arguing that they are in “the public interest.” Asked by an inquiry lawyer how he would define that, Mr. McMullan said that the public interest is what the public is interested in. “British Inquiry Is Told Hacking Is Worthy Tool,” New York Times, 30 Nov 2011 […]
QI XL, Series G: Episode 13 – Gothic Part 1/5 (YouTube video) Is this my favorite episode of QI yet? Most probably. If David Mitchell had been one of the guests, I might well have died happy after watching this. I still could.