I love David Simon but...
Can’t the dude feel a moment of hopefulness and optimism for once? Did he notice the election that just happened? Does that count for anything? Still - great intvw. AlterNet: Bill Moyers Talks Drugs, Crime, Journalism and Democracy with Creator of ‘The Wire’
Obama Everywhere (in Paris)
The President is pretty popular here in Paris. I saw these three things within a mile of each other this afternoon: a painting in front of the Pompidou, a blown up magazine cover at a newstand, and a poster for some sort of art show. Look, he’s the President of the United States.
Relais de l'Entrecote in Paris
I walked a long way to get here (all the way from Sacre Cour) and then had to wait in line for mad long, but Relais de l’Entrecote was worth it. You can only order one thing. Steak frite and salad. The salad was simple but incredibly flavorful and satisfying - topped with a salty-sweet, garlicky, lightly cream-based dressing and toasted walnuts. Paired with a rich, chewy piece of bread...
Slideshow from G20 Voice
G20Voice invited 50 bloggers from all around the world to recieve media credentials at the G20 Summit in London. Here are some shots of bloggers from Kenya, China, Saudi Arabia, and elsewhere…