The existence of “Kidz Bop”–a series of albums with an anonymous, Menudovian band of children covering today’s top pop songs–always seemed a bit unnecessary, as original hit songs by actual kids (Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez at the moments, Miley Cyrus and the Jonas Brothers in years past) have historically not been hard to come Read More
Dissident and artist Ai Weiwei has been released on bail from the Chinese prison where he was held for two and a half months, reports the AP.
He was released based on his “good attitude in confessing” to tax evasion.
The incarceration should do wonders for Mr. Weiwei reputation as a political commentator, but Read More
Last Sunday, the editors of The Washington Post decided to deprive the funny pages of the weekly comic Non Sequitur. The strip, known for its typically off-beat humor, had waded into territory the higher-ups felt might be offensive. The cartoon consisted of a full-color cel depicting an innocuous Sunday afternoon in a park, with Read More