The Semiotics of the Beer Summit

Pareene · 07/31/09 12:56PM

How many ways can you analyze 30 seconds of silent footage? An infinite number of ways! Over the last 24 hours, cable pundits, our modern Vienna Circle, have explored all the possible meanings of a bunch of guys drinking beers.

The 911 Call That Got Henry Louis Gates Busted

John Cook · 07/27/09 12:40PM

The Cambridge Police Department has released the 911 call that led to the arrest of Henry Louis Gates. The caller didn't say the men were black, and she said they could have just been having trouble with their keys.