Hey kids! Drinking makes you clever!
More evidence... nice one, Doug Howlett.
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings launched their new album with a show at the legendary Apollo Theatre last weekend - they included a James Brown medley that blew the roof off, according to reports. Check them rehearsing here (hat tip to BV) Hey Chip, the Tornadoes should jump on this, yeah?
is the topic of the new book, The Shock Doctorine, by Naomi Klein. Here's an excerpt from an interview with her by John Cusack. They're discussing US Govt outsourcing its responsibilities to the likes of Blackwater...
Klein: Put it this way: after the recent earthquake in Peru, a private U.S. company called Aramark got a contract to manage evacuee camps and they had mini-McDonald's franchises in them.
That was a first -- McRelief.
Cusack: It fills one with pride.Read more here and here.