Friday, July 15th, 2011
- Comparing corporate vs. state funding of the arts.
- I was hoping someone would throw some cold water on The Filter Bubble. My former colleague Jesse Walker does here.
- In which the Internet answers your important questions, and offers you a dress emblazoned with Steve Buscemi’s face.
- This seems like a slight overreaction, doesn’t it? I mean, haven’t there been about a thousand beer commercials in which men are portrayed as infantile morons? And (some of) those are funny, too.
- Hey, the Fourth Amendment is all but dead. Let’s see if we can’t get to work on the Fifth Amendment, too.
- Smart editorial from a Florida paper cautions against Caylee’s Law. And it’s not just smart because it quotes me. It’s smart because it agrees with me! Here’s another dissent from the mob from a former Bronx prosecutor. (Last link via Mark Draughn.)
- Speaking of which, I was on the CBC last night to discuss the law. You can watch here. I come on at about the 8:15 mark.
- The perils of one-size-fits-all regulation: ” . . . so basically I’m responsible for periodically surprising myself with a random drug test.”