Holy mackeral, over on Autism Street they’ve managed to perform an amazing feat of conjuring, contacting Harry Houdini from beyond the grave to deliver the 49th Skeptics’ Circle! Even more amazing is that the world’s greatest ex-living escape artist is himself channeling the still-alive David Letterman! Insanity! The current crop of bloggy goodness is listed pub-med-style and includes yours truly (talking about our dear, dear friend Sylvia Browne) and a lot of really high quality stuff. I’m still working through it all, and probably will be until the next issue.
As if all that weren’t enough to keep you busy, check out this hard-hitting news story from Reuters concerning the prevalence of hairy armpits in Hollywood. I know what you’re thinking — about time, Reuters!
The article is about the Hollywood Reporter’s breakfast gala to mark their annual list of powerful women in the industry. One keynote speaker remarked that she was so busy she had only just got around to shaving her two-week armpit growth. Another speaker followed that up by quipping that she still had two-week armpit growth. So the amount of time to make those remarks would take a total of, what, ten seconds? Out of what surely must have been a two-hour or more event meant to honor women in positions of power in the industry? So of course it’s obvious that the headline about this event should read, “Some Hollywood women say too busy to shave armpits.”
Kudos for the star reporting, Reuters!