DVDs for the movie-lovers on your list
As we learned yesterday from the excellent reporting of WNYC's Ailsa Chang, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly has ordered that cops stop arresting people for marijuana (or "marihuana," as the NYPD spells it) if the pot was never in public view. The timing of this announcement is curious. Ever sinc ... More >>
Verse for those not averse
Well, it'll be a merry Christmas for at least one merchant: Ramazan Baydan, a shoe manufacturer in Istanbul, Turkey, says he recognized one of his shoes as the infamous Oxford hurled at President Bush in Iraq last week. That undistinguished clodhopper is now a must-have hot item in the Mid-East -- i ... More >>
Wherein the Unrepentant Sissy Drinker and pal enjoy fall drinks at WD-50; plus, Pegu Club's weird colonial homage
Radical or neocon? Same old or sold out? Christopher Hitchens has things both ways.
Fighting Terror on $1 Billion a Month
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