Sunday, October 05, 2008

October 2, 2008: Shakespearean Candidates - Stephen Greenblatt

Clip from the Colbert Report comparing the presidential candidates to Shakespearean characters.


(I tried to embed the clip, but it doesn't seem to be working. Click on the link above.)

Odd disco craze: Free boob jobs

Argentine discotheques are trying a novel approach to attract more
clients -- young women in particular -- to their dance floors: a door
prize with the winner getting free breast-enhancement surgery.


Friday, October 03, 2008

Argentine farmers resume protests

Here we go again....

Farmers in Argentina are resuming nationwide protests against the
government over what they say is its inadequate support for them.

They want economic concessions for smaller farms, and say they will
suspend grain exports and limit the export of beef for the next six

Thursday, October 02, 2008