If it weren’t for the DRM

…honestly, I’d probably have already ordered a Kindle 2. It looks like it resolved all my aesthetic issues with the original Kindle, and watching Jeff Bezos sling one around on The Daily Show, it looks light and easy. Oh, to be able to easily search books. And all that jazz.

But I’ll be goddamned if I’ll put myself in a position where someone can suddenly declare that I can’t read the book I damned well paid for.

Weirdest probable homage

On the Eagles of Death Metal‘s new CD, Heart On, there’s a track named “Now I’m a Fool” whose vocal line is not without a resemblance to Steely Dan‘s “Only a Fool Would Say That”.

The presence of “Fool” in both titles leads me to suspect this is intentional, not coincidental.