commented on Here's What David Sedaris Has Been Reading
"Nothing to Envy" is a great book about the horribly sad situation for North Korea's citizens. Two other books about different experiences there are Laura Ling's "Somewhere Inside", and "Escape from Camp 14" by Blaine Harden.
commented on Morning News: Prizes, Chills, and Gridlocked Government
NPR recently did a story on the North Korean ski resort, and it focused on the novelty of it all. "Would you ski North Korea?" "Well, it would certainly be unusual!"
While they were falling over backwards to portray the story as wacky & amusing, I kept waiting for someone to point out how the gulags down the road might have a negative effect on tourism. Because NK grants so many tourist visas, and is so easily accessible to outsiders.
Also, what Fnarf said.
commented on Ann Coulter: TV Critic
What about the importance of keeping a gun in the trunk of your car, hooked up to a garage door opener? #NotSpecificEnough