– Sometimes I hope that movies will suck just so I can read Andrew O’Hehir’s review mocking them and critiquing the society that produces them, as he does with Grown Ups.

– Shorter Roberts Court: Fuck it, guns for everyone! Call me when the NRA convinces the Court that the second amendment requires the government to buy me a tank.

– Reykjavik’s new mayor proves that if representational democracy is a joke, it need not be a bad one.

– In the “why didn’t I think of that first” file, an analysis of the BP spill and Don DeLillo’s White Noise.

– Neko Case, in addition to being a beautiful songstress, is totally down to fight.

– And via Gawker, a primer for anyone who has a hard time telling the black bloc and hipsters apart:

(From the Toronto G20 reactions)