The most notable match in the first round was the only significant upset in that round, Gilles Muller's defeat of Andy Roddick. Although I didn't see this match, I watched another hard loss that Roddick experienced during the US hard court season, against Mathieu (who lost in the first roun
Everything you always wanted to read but were afraid it was too good.
It is a disaster. The President has accepted responsibility for something. I feel crippled with confusion.
How to rip Switchfoot's "Nothing is Sound" to your iPod.
I am my own ultimate destination, and no matter how hard and fast I travel I will always end up here, in this body.
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for September 13, 2005
I work in a local grocery store where I live. Like many other stores and businesses around the country we are collecting for the Red Cross.
New Delhi has a rat-catching department, 97 workers strong, that hasn't caught a single rat in the last decade.
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19 people entered. After a wild week of upsets, 10 participants remain.
Ben Miraski investigates the problems with Pittsburgh's offense.
Ben Miraski recaps the second week of college football.
The Pentagon draws up plans to deter the use of WMDs with—what else?—WMDs! Duck and cover.
FEMA hid behind bureaucratic paperwork and rules. What the local officials didn’t do is just plain criminal.
How would you like to have the government seize your home and charge you for the privelege?
For once, a Bush talk that doesn't scream "spin."
ID is a myth created by the religious right. The purveyors of this myth are so insecure in their faith that they have invented a junk pseudo-science to help protect a literal interpretation, of a particular version of a particular bible, from being proven innaccurate by science.
It's time for us Liberals to get out of the habit of ignoring or apologizing for Michael Moore.
Taking a look at the disaster in New Orleans, what we find is frightening.
Brown will likely have a soft landing, within the loving arms of the Bush administration's conservative friends.
A Boston Globe columnist equates conservatism and racism. How thoughtful.
Mike Brown, the embattled head of FEMA resigned today after dropping a bombshell on Washington.
The new one from Rosie Thomas is beautiful and boring.
By now (now being September 13th, 2005, the day of Takk's release,) Sigur Ros has become an almost legendary group of musicians, and with good reason.
The Edge of Reason is Stefanie Seskin’s statement to the world that she has arrived
There's often a Narnia-like quality to the settings, and such is the case with "Opposite Day."
My first concert in a couple of years. The "shithole" rocked. With PHOTOS.
There is an exquisite beauty to the drag it produces, one that results, ultimately, in hope.
The pitfalls that drain the life out of so many contemporary blues records -- excessively clean production, earnestly reverent presentations, deadeningly formal performances -- never slowed down R.L. Burnside . . .
The extra new features are hardly as big as the marketing materials make them seem.
A great game brought down from greatness because of level design.
It seems to be going upmarket, or at least holding its ground, which can only be a good thing.
Jack Turner documents the history of temptation - and the lust for spice that launched Columbus' ships.
Henriques preaches to the homeopathic choir, and side-steps a central controversy by rewording it.
Ayres presents his feelings of terror and pain during nine days "embedded" with the marines during the invasion of Iraq.
The coolest thing about the Director’s Label DVDs is the commercials, of which Glazer’s disc has plenty.
PAUL GROSS PAINTS!
Despite its intriguing premise, the premiere episode falls flat.
The previews have been running all week on SpikeTV. As episode 4 began, I waited with eagar anticipation.