someone still loves you, boris yeltsin:
the band (yummy!) says Boris "was in tennis as he was in politics; he tried to serve well but was not without faults". Matt Taibbi, who never did love Boris Yeltsin (much), writes him a lovingly crafted obituary.
your turing test:
Oil for Nothing:US Holds On Humanitarian SuppliesIraq: 1997-2001
the good book
and other cultural