* My colleagues at the Reader‘s sister paper ruined a wonderful opportunity when they broke the news that Newt Gingrich was to award the entrepreneur behind Anal Devastation and other films. Now the PAC American Solutions for Winning the Future says it was a mistake. You lose the future, ASWF.

* In the realm of sex-related entertainment that is worse than films entitled Anal Devastation: Amanda “The Sexist” Hess is taking on filmmaker Tucker “only slightly less embarrassing to my alma mater than Ahmed Chalabi” Max.

My money’s on Amanda.