Richard Boucher, the State Department’s Spokesman, has the most wonderful speaking voice. I could have him read the phone book to me, and I would be just so relaxed. So tranquil. So peaceful.

There’s a little sidebar article in Wired about RSS feeders with ads. Perhaps my RSS readers will be enticed to visit my blog, with its tasteful and inobtrusive ads so they can appreciate the whole ambience. And maybe give me a kindly click or two over on one of them.

They’re making a sequel to Basic Instinct. I wish they wouldn’t.