July 20, 2002Link of the Moment
Making the rounds, True Porn Clerk Stories [R-rated link], the journal of a "first-amendment feminist" stuck in a kind of bad job. A lot of well-thought-out insights into the people who rent and the videos they watch.
Quote of the Moment
"At last we understand. Everything they told us about communism was false. And everything they told us about capitalism was true."
--Current Russian Saying about the post-Soviet era, via this Salon review of K-19: The Windowmaker. The review makes the movie sound much better than the television ads do, I didn't realize it was set in 1961, told from an entirely Russian point of view, and based on a true story.