April 26, 2001
Conspiracy Theory of the Moment
The Fifth Protocol of the Elders of Zion: Pika, Pika!
There is a theory in some Arab communities that Pokeémon is Japanese for "There is no God in the universe" or "I am a Jew" (not a shortening of "Pocket Monsters") and that the whole thing is a way of corrupting Arab youth with jewish mysticism and gambling. Or something.

Office Toy of the Moment
Pin 'Art' Thing

#2 of a series
I always wanted one of these things when I was a kid, so I bought one at a Kay-Bee post-Holiday sale. I'm resisting springing for the larger version from a Natural Wonders close out.

Quote of the Moment
In short, assume that any time it appears that evolution is working in reverse, it is probably an illusion.
Allen Barra
He's arguing that the conventional wisdom that today's pitchers just don't have what the old guys had is dead wrong.