But not so tired that he couldn't surf the internet.
* The economics of Starbucks coffee:
Why you should always order a 'short' cappucino, even though it isn't on the menu.
magazine still has that big sack of money from Ruth Lilly, and here's what they plan to do with some of it.
* Salman Rushdie on "extraordinary rendition," "ethnic cleansing," and other pernicious euphemisms.
In other words, the question isn't whether or not a given individual is "good" or "bad." The question is whether or not we are - whether or not our governments have dragged us into immorality by discarding due process of law, which is generally accorded to be second only to individual rights as the most important pillar of a free society.
* It turns out the Narnia books really were just for kids.
Hollywood didn't actually ruin "Narnia." Hollywood didn't cheapen it all that much, or reduce it or remove much of the original majesty by injecting it with too much CGI and not enough heart. Rather, Hollywood has done something even more depressing: It's revealed the "Chronicles of Narnia" books to be what they actually are: a rather lean slice of delightfully wrought but fairly simpleminded, largely hobbled fantasy for the imagination-deprived single-digit set.
* Counterscript: Fight back against telemarketers.
Or just, you know, join the do-not-call list
, which really works.