The annual viewing of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” special tonight, plus a viewing of the more obscure “You’re Not Elected, Charlie Brown,” wherein Linus loses his lead in the class president election with his broadcasted belief in the Great Pumpkin (and Lucy learns that it’s very hard to be the campaign manager). Hat tip from Time’s tv critic James Poniewozik on the Peanuts specials (with a reference to Sisyphus!). I think I want to look for the most sincere pumpkin patch, now – but really, Linus, your idealism is killing me…
Goodbye to Geocities; an observation by Slate’s Farhad Manjoo on Geocities’ impact on fads in the Internet.
Interesting Angry Asian Man posts:
on the lack of diversity in Hollywood – that is, there is something of an increase on APA’s on tv, but there’s still some lacking on the big screen.
A photo opp of President Obama with the APA’s in his staff, in the Oval Office.
US Senator Daniel Inouye is now the third longest serving in the Senate; Angry Asian Man has some interesting links and observations.
The Mets fans’ dilemma, with the impending Yankees v. Phillies World Series: who to root for?
Hat tip to my brother about this: C. Montgomery Burns for (NYC) Mayor. Eeeexcellent… Actually: Hilarious!!! So, don’t forget to vote next week…