Cyclocross Is Colorful. Mud-Colored, That Is., from The New York Times, courtesy of Brad E. and Eric S.


Dire Predictions and Disastrous Votes: Election Ads, from NPR. A funny story on voiceover artists who work on political ads.

Can't Resist, a send-up of those ads on Andrew Sullivan's blog, courtesy of Alison.


One Hairy Lip, a Mix of Messages, from The New York Times, courtesy of Mark A, who writes: "This could be the best article I've read in the NY Times, ever."

Because all the half-witted, scruffy-looking nerf-herders were sold out, from Dooce.