Yay, it's the weekend! Here in beautiful Seattle, the famous international film festival concludes this weekend, and I have a big pot of gumbo on the stove. Help yourself to a Saturday bowl full of links!
Dispatches From the Culture Wars destroys the both-parties-are-the-same argument.
You Are Dumb explains to us why so many things suck here in the US: Capitalism, Journalism, and Republicans. These things are all related.
David E's Fablog concurs about journalism.
Bonus Track: How cool is this? SparkOnIt tells us about how one scientist is inspired by comic book heroes and is working on a real-life Captain America's shield!
Round-up by Tengrain who blogs at Mock, Paper, Scissors. You can follow Tengrain on the electric Twittering machine, too. Send tips, requests, and suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org (with "For MBRU" in the subject line).