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Shvitz Spritz: La Sagrada Familia (and sharks) in Coney Island

U.S. negotiator Christopher Hill first top official to visit Pyongyang in 5 years. [NY Times] Nantucket, Mass police say you ain't documented (and take that posing ACK sticker off your beat-up car). [The Inquirerer and Mirror] "There's talk of a … Read More

By / June 21, 2007
  • U.S. negotiator Christopher Hill first top official to visit Pyongyang in 5 years. [NY Times]
  • Nantucket, Mass police say you ain't documented (and take that posing ACK sticker off your beat-up car). [The Inquirerer and Mirror]
  • "There's talk of a modern India. But the truth is India can't truly move ahead with caste in place," said Chandra Bhan Prasad, a Dalit writer and expert on India's caste system. "In all ways, it's worse than the Jim Crow laws were in the American South because it's completely sanctioned by religion." [The Washington Post]
  • Now brewing: Yirgacheffe, Harar and Sidamo, Ethiopia's new trademark coffees. [MSNBC]
  • Inside presidential palace in France, BlackBerrys pose security threats. [The Washington Post]
  • "One of Gaudi's kids" (sort of) to design new Coney Island aquarium. [Papermag]
  • According to horror movie guru Wes Craven, Pauly Shore caused "slope failure/landslide" (and emotional suffering) in their L.A. neighborhood. [TMZ]
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