North Korea backs off a bit after South Korea starts military drills, saying, "Like, you guys are so lame, you're not even worth it. Gah."

British bobbies arrest 12 men linked to various bomb plots around the country. By jove, jolly good show, pip pip, that's a bit of the old what for, eh, tuppence for the birds, guv'nah, and.... that's all I got.

Whatever bipartisanship there was in the Senate (and yes, there wasn't much) is now officially GONE.

Up to ten feet of snow is expected for... CALIFORNIA?

Today in fucking idiots: Sarah Palin makes S'mores and dedicates them to the first lady's anti-obesity campaign, saying, "in honor of Michelle Obama, who said the other day we should not have dessert."

In a shocking turn of events, GOP lawmakers calling for federal wage cuts boost their own paychecks.

Newspapers are still bleeding like stuck pigs, but in 2010 whoever stuck them missed a major artery.

Hey b-ball fans! Ezra is live blogging the Blazers/Bucks game tonight at 7 pm right here on Blogtown. DON'T MISS IT!

Now here's what's going on in your neck of the woods: A cool and rainy week in the mid-40s. (No snow, sorry.)

And finally, Grandpa gets a "dick towel" for Christmas... and likes it. (This is a very odd family.)