We're watching Generation Kill, an HBO miniseries now on netflix. Written by the guys who brought us The Wire, GK follows the exploits of United States Marine Corps' 1st Reconnaissance Battalion during 2003. It is based on the book by an embedded reporter, Evan Wright. A pretty accurate view of the boredom and constant mission changes of the first phase of the war effort. Definitely worth a look.
Next up, we have some sad news from Alaska, as we learn that Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston have called off their engagement. The source is Alan Colmes' Liberaland blog, which got it from Star Magazine. So take it with a grain. But I think we were all watchin' the clock on that one, weren't we, kids?
Here are results of a poll showing how Limbaugh is out of step with the majority of Republican voters. He's still huge among the very conservative, but viewed as harmful among independents, younger voters and moderate Republicans. www.democracycorps.com
And, finally, for tonight: apparently a "scientific" study has deemed Kylie Minogue's the Best Bum In The World. Read on for all manner of formulas assessing "sphericality" and the like. Then do your own measurements at home to see how you compare! entertainmentandshowbiz.com