Five years ago today
Bush-McCain "Tijuana Bibles" at DNC: Ethan Persoff (the fellow who is covering the riot police at the DNC) has printed a special edition of his (X-rated) McCain "Tijuana Bible" to hand out to folks at the convention.
Ten years ago today
Sequel to Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom on Salon: A couple years ago, right after I sold the novel, I wrote a short-story set in the same world as the book, but a century or more later. It's a parable about Napster, and it's called Truncat, and today, Salon has published it. And you can read it for free.