Saturday, November 22, 2008

"He wanted to make a tourist attraction out of his house"

That's the latest twist in the horrific story of the Austrian man who locked his daughter in a dungeon for 24 years, and it's a new feature of the banality of evil: It wants to sell tickets to its own spectacle. Read it here

Monday, November 3, 2008

What's with all the ugly people having sex?

From Tommy and Pam to YouPorn and, now, from “Nailin’ Palin” to Zack and Miri Make a Porno, tracking the democratization of pornography to the mainstream. Read it here.