» “CONFESSION TIME: We’re not huge country music fans … but we’re beginning to get into the glitter and glitz that goes into getting dressed for them.”
HuffingtonPost.com was glad to see the first American Country Music Awards, which was held on Monday night in Las Vegas.
» “JUST AN FYI: Your parents might have been pandas dressed in human suits when you were growing up. … That is one step removed from Frank the Rabbit in Donnie Darko. Or Howard the Duck. Or any number of weird movies featuring creepy animal mascot characters.”
BestWeekEver.tv was a bit weirded out by a Guardian story about scientists in China who dress up as pandas in order to train a 4-month-old cub for reintroduction to the wild.
» “DOES IT MATTER that Oprah’s Book Club hasn’t read a novel by a woman writer since Pearl Buck’s ‘The Good Earth,’ and that they haven’t read a contemporary novel by a woman since Ann-Marie McDonald’s ‘Fall on Your Knees’?”
Beatrice.com isn’t quite sure what the reasons for the media mogul’s reading suggestions are.
» “FAIR ENOUGH, MICHELLE, but if you are really up for a fight, don’t unilaterally disarm yourself. The existing system needs to be dismantled, and it will take a good dose of righteous moral outrage on our part, directed at the morally illegitimate financial interests that have grown rich, protected and powerful at the expense of America’s children.”
ChicagoBoyz.net comments on former D.C. Schools chancellor Michelle Rhee‘s new nonprofit group designed to push education reform in the U.S.
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