As you likely know, Iran (the former Persia) is taking umbrage at the movie 300 and its version of the Battle of Thermopylae (so are some historians, but that’s neither here nor there). Fortunately, The Daily Show is there.
Also: a Michigan school is forbidding use of MySpace not only in the school, but anywhere. Unless St. Hugo’s is able to abuse the Patriot Act (as can, let’s face it, practically anybody else), I really can’t see how this is going to be enforceable.
(These last two from the Portal of Evil News Page. Dormez bien.)