Now that “The Interview” has been eighty-sixed after an assault on the computer systems and corporate image of Sony Pictures that the F.B.I. says was instigated by North Korea, its actual nature will remain a mystery at least until a good and safe copy shows up on file-sharing sites. Having seen it, I can tell you what you might have guessed: The only real mystery is how something this ordinary could have caused so much agitation. ~ MIKE HALE
Saturday, January 27, 2007
Iraq I: Photograph du Jour on the War
Soldier’s boots and a flag-draped coffin on the stage at an rally against President Bush's Iraq war "surge" plan on the National Mall in Washington today. More here.