New York times on Satoshi Kon’s new anime movie, Paprika. The piece is a bit dry, but it’s good to see it’s getting an English-language release, and Kon-san himself has some interesting stuff to say about Shinto and animism
“This is a day of shame for our nation’s headline writers, who have stumbled and blundered to new lows of unoriginality”; good round up of top puns attached to stories about the demise of Home Improvement packs (HIPs)
MeFi posting on a daredevil Swedish aristocrat/pilot/freedom fighter who fought the Nazis and launched his own war in Africa. What more does a story need?