Saturday, January 20, 2007


Brangelina, Spears-Federline, and their ilk are bad for America, I think. Luckily, other countries have celeb couples that are equally destructive of the national discourse. In India,

This week's engagement of former Miss World Aishwarya Rai to the Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan was accompanied by all the media hysteria appropriate for such an A-list union, informs AP.
For days now, every detail of the stars' daily routine has pushed other events — like soaring rates of malnutrition, violent rural unrest, the murder of dozens of slum children — to the back of the news schedule.