Unrequired Reading: June 5, 2009

Now, where did I leave those links? Oh, yeah! Right under the “more” link!

I can’t think of a good way to write about this post, but I’ve been saving it for nearly a month, so here it is.

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This shit always happens in Harlem.

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As my houseguests will attest, my gin & tonics tend to get you blown up. However, here’s another formula for an explosive cocktail.

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That sonofabitch Chocula is spreading rumors again!

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P.J. O’Rourke wonders where the horses went.

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Last year, I goofed on the 2012 apocalyptic cult in a profile about Pfizer. This year, Ron Rosenbaum eschews the Lipitor angle and goes after 2012’s jugular.

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What we talk about when we talk about publishing.

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“Officials who have seen the design for the Brooklyn arena say that while it resembles Conseco Fieldhouse, it also bears a likeness to an ‘airplane hangar.'”

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Anytime I lament the New Jerseyfication of New York City, I have to remind myself that there are boneheads like James Wolcott who want to swing so far in the opposite direction that they idealize murder-culture, while writing for a magazine whose offices are in a nice glass tower that was built to “revitalize” Times Square.

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Frank Lloyd Wright was a monstrous Legotist.

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