*Words: The New York Times has launched a neologism blog, Schott’s Vocab, cultivated by the Schott’s Miscellany dude. Apropos of that, in Haiti, “Clorox” means you’re really hungry. How’s that for miscellany?
*Update: Still no word from Iron & Wine’s Sam Beam on the fabulous podcast I have proposed to him.
*WHAT??!?!?: Cloris Leachman Tells of Epic Sex with Gene Hackman. Talk about a headline you don’t want to read. (Interesting: The main HuffPo page includes “epic,” but the head on the article itself omits it. HM.)
*Interior decorating: Take a look at this Danish decor of the 1970s, as seen through carefully isolated portions of pornographic movie stills. It’s kind of NSFW. And a bit disturbing. Aesthetically. [mefi]
*Economics: Roubini says stocks will continue to fall and a bunch of banks will have to be nationalized in 2009.
*Interviews: My colleague Abelardo interviewed Steve Berlin of Los Lobos for Latino LA. “Nobody’s got more cousins than Conrad [Lozano]. Half the audience is either his cousin, knew him from high school or split a case of beer with him.”
*Local: Culture Bully interviews Cloud Cult. I used to like Cloud Cult. I will go no further in this comment.
*Today’s links: D-. What’s worse than piss poor?