April 20, 2005

Crazy Town; Population, Everyone

File Under: Arrrghh -- The best part of this Associated Press article about a DVD piracy bust in Shanghai of two Americans is the pay differntial for being a criminal mastermind ($159,000) versus a tech lackey ($1,450).

kimjongilKim Jong Il Hearts National Velvet -- “He just loves movies,” [South Korean director kidnapped by the dictator] Shin [Sang Ok] went on. “He likes all kinds of movies. But his favorites are adventure movies, like Indiana Jones.” He has a fondness for Elizabeth Taylor, too.
[via the New Yorker's Talk of the Town]

Posted by karen at April 20, 2005 3:17 PM