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“One enterprising insurrectionist created a pig grenade, fixed it to a flying saucer, and sent several whirling into Front National headquarters, where they’d explode in a starburst of porcine shrapnel.”

The Bush administration is using the Partiot Act to go all Shakespeare on the lawyers. (Shakespeare’s Henry VI: “The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers” – Act IV, Scene II) Well, if you are stacking the courts with your judges, I suppose you also stack the deck from which the judges are shuffled.

“The house was built with maximum regard for the environment and by reciprocation gives us a unique opportunity to live close to nature.” [via] Spiffy hobbit-ish hole!

Joss Whedon’s Serenity is the first full-resolution HD DVD to be posted to file sharing networks. [see, also] A dubious honor, but ironic in its way. “Can’t stop the signal,” indeed.