Update/Local Biz: October 18, 2008
A hair away from 67K at this writing. Don't forget: at 75K, a match kicks in automatically. You know the "Double Your Impact" notices you may have seen on certain projects? The Tomato Nation is getting one of those. For $12,500.
Twelve thousand five hundred dollars.
Your generosity is that inspiring.
Elsewhere, video essays by Matt Zoller Seitz and Kevin B. Lee, narrated by Dave Bunting Jr., on the works of Oliver Stone, including "Unreliable Narratives" (JFK), "Fear and Self-Loathing" (Nixon), and "Empire of the Son" (Alexander) (…heh). Discuss here, or join the fray at The House Next Door.
Universal Donor tipped me to fivethirtyeight.com, which runs predictions based on polling data via sabermetrics-y weighted stat analysis (this is probably not the right terminology, so here's your takeaway: if you like sabermetrics and poll explication, you'll dig the site, and even unmathy civilians like myself can get something out of it).
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