If, like me, you don't have Showtime and therefore missed the first episode of This American Life last night, you can watch the entire episode on Showtime's site.
Update: TAL has a new web site as well.
Update: The Showtime site doesn't seem to be available to those outside of the US. (thx, jennifer)
Greg Allen rips into the Smithsonian for selling their archive (actually *our* archive) to Showtime for $6 million. "So not only did Smithsonian executives sell out America's patrimony to a single, giant media corporation, they sold it for practically nothing." Wank. Ers.
New vocabulary word: ba-donka-donk, an "expression for an extremely curvaceous female behind". Picked up from the Weeds marathon I watched while sick.
A review of Weeds, Showtime's new show about a mom selling pot in the suburbs. I've been watching it; it's good but I'm not absolutely loving it yet.