The too-too glamorous life of a Hollywood pilot: If you watch movies, these guys are basically knights in flight suits, from MSNBC.com. The piece is by Mary Beth Ellis, author of the thoroughly enjoyable Blonde Champagne blog.
And if you're not native-born, maybe you're better off wearing "Ban", from low culture. This is a send-up of ridiculous "Mitchum Man" ads. First Rule for a Mitchum Man? Don't Read the Subway Rules, from the New York Times.
The O Factor: Was Owen Wilson the key to the Wes Anderson phenomenon?, from Slate.com. Ed and I just saw The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou and absolutely LOVED it. We laughed pretty much the whole time. But we had a hard time thinking of more than two or three people we know whom we thought would also love it.
Canada's first female 'priest' ordained in forbidden rite: Nine women defy Vatican ban, risk being excommunicated for actions, from The Ottawa Citizen, courtesy of Ed. I guess joining the Episcopalian Church would just be... too easy.