On the other hand, here it is: Tomorrow is Thanksgiving.
On the other hand, we've decided to go ahead and post another example of what we'd call "New York Times culture." It comes from Dargis and Scott's listing of the past decade's ten most influential films.
In fairness, these aren't their choices for the decade's best films. Nor are these their ten favorite films.
They selected the most influential films. Still, the pair penned this:
‘Bridesmaids’ (2011)Women can be funny too! They can soil a wedding dress! Sexists worldwide, take that!
The shocking image of Maya Rudolph’s bride soiling her wedding dress made it clear that the director Paul Feig’s comedy—written by its star, Kristen Wiig, and Annie Mumolo—wasn’t just another smiley and sickly sweet wedding picture. The intestinal distress heard ’round the world helped demolish the sexist cliché that women can’t be funny...
We'll repeat what we said this morning. The incompetence (and strangeness) of our liberal and mainstream elites has been one of the most important stories of the past thirty-plus years. And nowhere is upper-class "liberal" strangeness given more room to roam than in the Hamptons-based Times, though it's branded as our brightest newspaper.
The Times is committed to fighting sexism. But is the paper peopled by humans? We can't say we're totally sure.
And now for a bit of comic relief: For a bit of comic relief, we'll include today's first "noteworthy fact" from the daily Of Interest feature.
As always, the feature appears at the top of page A3 (print editions only). The daily listing of noteworthy facts started today like this:
Of InterestCitizens, we soil you not! That's what it says in this morning's Times. That was today's first "noteworthy fact," out of a total of six.
NOTEWORTHY FACTS FROM TODAY'S PAPER
Some experts say the bagel is a relative of the pretzel.
By the way, what do the other experts say? We'll admit we have no real idea!