Anyway back to business: DPF has found an astonishing story about the Silver Ring Thing, involving a schoolgirl, her parents, a PR agency and a lingerie model, all the result of some power blogging. What's more, it is the gift that keeps on giving: in an update, the lingerie model is exposed as a Fascist who is obsessed with Michael Jackson.
Meanwhile, back at home, Sam Finnemore has found the simple way for families to reduce their debts: stop tithing. Anyone who has seen the vast and vulgar Pacific Island churches of South Auckland should realise the concrete results of low-income families who are pressured into giving huge proportions of their income to the church.
Rich has spotted an example of the NZ Herald's new subbing policy.
Dave has web comics a-plenty.
Finally, in case you are wondering, my title is that of a song by The International Noise Conspiracy
And here is the Tokyo Police Club, from Newmarket, Ontario: