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Notes on Pond-Hopping and Subsequent Events

Yesterday’s post was written from the comfort of my own apartment in Berlin. This post is written, at least right now, at 36,000 feet, somewhere south of Reykjavik, Iceland. Funny enough I know somebody who is vacationing there, at least as I write this.

Checking in 24 hours in advance of the flight was well […]

Actual CNN Headline

Actual CNN Headline

Originally uploaded by elmada.

Is it just me, or is this headline unintentionally funny?

Boring News Fixations

For the small minority of you whole wait breathlessly for my each utterance, let me apologize for my absence yesterday. It was unintentional. I sat down to read a book, decided to take a nap, and then never got around to waking up before it was morning.

Bad me.

Anyhow, this morning, after a lot […]

Droopy Pants @ CNN

Ok, so I have to confess, I find nothing wrong with the first example of droopy pants at CNN.com, but good grief, the second example (click on Next) is not worth a $50 fine, it’s worth a $500 fine. Gross!

cnn.com/international

What’s more important:

A) Prince Charles marrying

or

B) North Korea announcing it has nuclear weapons

At CNN International, clearly Prince Charles.

War.

We’re battling insurgents in Falluja and it’s on CNN, sharing the spotlight with Arafat’s illness.

My prediction: We might win the battle, but we’re going to lose the war. It’s hard to liberate a city when most of the civilians don’t want to be liberated. See Viet Nam.

Also–today we were talking about food and […]