* YOUR FOOD IS POISONED! RUN FOR THE HILLS! If you eat meat made from cows, you should watch this video. It’s not a PETA video. I love me some steak. It’s about the extremely limited testing for pathogens in your food. Oh, and you probably won’t sleep tonight.
* Katie Couric interviews Glenn Beck – Glenn Beck is an idiot. This much is plain from his talk show and his radio show. Watching him squirm before Katie Couric’s terrible and kind grin was a special kind of schaudenfreude for me.
* Lara Logan could kick my ass! – I have been in love with Lara Logan since I saw her on the Daily Show on 17 June 2008. Periodically she shows up on the air and reminds Americans that we have men and women on the ground in war zones. Here she is on The Daily Show:
She was on The Colbert Report on Tuesday where she again made me want to marry her:
Besides that where she did her thing where she made me want to marry her and brought my attention to her amazing new segment on CBS News, Afghanistan: The Road Ahead. I’m linking to the site, since there’s no specific video you should watch. Besides, if you had the same reaction to Lara Logan’s interviews that I did–excepting the boner–I don’t need to encourage you to find out what the situation on the ground is like in Afghanistan.
I’d recommend you add an RSS feed to whatever reader you use so you can keep up-to-date with her work, which is what I do with Michael Ware’s reporting, but that will only lead to despair and spam in your RSS reader. Every other video search for her is cheesecake footage because she’s so frigging hot.
* There’s a special camaraderie between people who list “etymology” among their turn-ons. Marina Orlova’s