Ashcroft’s “faith in death”

Richard Cohen decries John Ashcroft’s “faith in death”–the attorney general’s “religious faith in capital punishment.”

Big blender

Got $1795 burning a hole in your pocket? Then why not buy a blender powered by a 31 cc, 4-cycle Honda motorcycle engine? Behold the Extreme Mix Machine.

Al Gore’s NYT op-ed

Today’s New York Times features an op-ed by Al Gore. In it, he argues that President Bush’s energy policy caters to the American oil and chemical industries. Many op-eds carrying politicians’ names are really written by their staffers. But this one seems to have actually been penned by Gore himself–check out this whopper of an […]

CNet on how to charge for Web content

CNet News is running an interesting piece about how to charge for content on the Web–and get people to pay for it. “I do not look at the Web as a broadcast medium that relies mostly on advertising,” says Michael Schutzler, the CEO of “Rather, I think the Web is a direct-marketing medium. This […]

“Special management meals”

If you get locked up in Baltimore, keep your nose clean. The “special management meal” sounds terrible.