When I’m in the club, I’m always on this drug*:

— French fries run amok in Pittsburgh.

— This Jane Smiley op-ed is way off base but it reminded me that The Greenlanders is more impressive than anything anyone’s ever written about American politics.

District 9 pro-alien, but anti-Nigerian.

— The FDIC won’t run out of money because the FDIC can’t run out of money; don’t mistake accounting conventions for real fiscal constraints.

— New Brooklyn currency to feature visage of native son Spencer Ackerman.

Song of the day is from mysterious Swedish electronica act JJ: “Ecstacy”.