Here’s a collection of links that have been deserted in my virtual in-tray for a while, uncommented upon and unshared:

  • Hugh linked me to this bizarre event at a US university—not an April Fool,
  • there are pearls of wit amongst the pellets of gravel at the Four Word Film Review site—I liked the reviews of Desperately Seeking Susan (“so-so SoHo ho flick”), 101 Dalmatians (“see spots run”), and Star Wars (“wars over, stars unemployed”),
  • and here’s an article from last November’s New York Observer that’s turned out to be prescient about the current trouble in Iraq