June 10, 2006 is National Small Cities and Towns Day. This year's theme is "The Power of We--Building Inclusive Communities."
As the words engraved on the right panel of the monument remind us: “May We Never Forget.”
I came. I saw. I left. And along the way, I watched a guy try to kill himself. The lesson here is never ignore omens.
I just don't get the gay marriage debate. I really don't.
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for June 11, 2006
In the woods, something sinister creeps. If it isn't the wolf (and he claims it is not), who is stealing the recipes and putting all the goodie-makers out of business?
A satisfying thriller featuring a wonderful turn from Mos Def.
What a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.
Winslet and Carrey give Oscar-caliber performances in this fantastic film.
A fluffy thriller that leaves you feeling hungry for something with substance.
Aaron Fleming and The Duke De Mondo discuss The Hills Have Eyes.
Political cinema for the masses: this Powerpoint presentation packs a punch.
And no, this is not an expose on what "adult" films are being released this summer.
Audiences should take note that this movie is not necessarily representative of other takes on the same material.
This is stomach-turning cinema.
Three minimalist love stories set against three eras of Taiwan's history make up this arthouse gem by Hou Hsiao-Hsien.
Fascinating and rare look at the thought processes and motivations of Palestinian suicide bombers.
I'm sorry. I'm all the sorry in the world.
Lighter than Air: Nashville it ain't, but the new Robert Altman is still a treat.
The reason U2 are the greatest rock band in the universe.
The true lesson here is that limits really can be useful.
A guitar-lover's dream album.
In light of Cash's usually somber or painful tone, the Children's Album is a bizarrely joyous document of the "real" J.R. Cash.
Homeward bound through Eno's "Sonic Landscape": "Acts of kindness, like breadcrumbs in a fairytale forest, lead us past dangers as light melts the darkness."
A collection of short stories doesn't quite get to grips with the great subject of the modern migration out of Africa.
Week three of the 52 series, a DC Comics title collecting the events after Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman decided to "disappear" for a year.
By turning its back on the Sudan genocide, the world has proven its willingness to live through yet annother Holocaust.
Did Al Gore encourage lying about global warming? Or was his quote "over-represented"?
Campaign laws should be simple, direct, and strictly enforced.
It's apparent even from his own promotional video what an incompetent idiot the guy was.
When weighed against the pressing Ann Coulter issue, the business of running the country takes a backseat for Democratic officials.
While the Democratic party smells opportunity in Coulter's new book, everyone else is smelling the stink of the Democratic party.
SciTech Watch learns about the latest weather satellite and its three-dimensional capabilities.
Google dropped my web page after indexing it. Ironically, it was dropped after I put up a story about Google being unable to index lots of web pages.
Vloggercon is taking place Saturday & Sunday in San Francisco, but you can watch it from anywhere. Plus news on a Boing Boing vlog.
Officially released June 11, unofficially already in the wild, the DS Lite is here. Will you be able to buy one?
Another ancient franchise strives to remain relevant in a world of better games and ideas.