I watched the first season of "Lost", but my interest waned. From listening to the post-show analysis on NPR last night, it sounds as though I missed quite a bit.
"War to the hilt between Communism and Capitalism is inevitable. Today, of course, we are not strong enough to attack. Our time will come in 20 or 30 years. To win, we shall need the element of surprise. The bourgeoisie will have to be put to sleep. So we shall begin by launching the most spectacular peace movement on record. There will be electrifying overtures and unheard of concessions. The capitalistic countries, stupid and decadent, will rejoice to cooperate in their own destruction. They will leap at another chance to be friends. As soon as their guard is down, we will smash them with our clenched fist." -- Dmitry Z. Manulsky, The Lenin School of Political Warfare
In closing, it was nice to hear "Faith and Fear in Flushing" featured on "All Things Considered" last night. These gentlemen run one of the finest Mets sites on the Internet, so kudos to them for receiving some well-deserved airplay.