The government of China has started cracking down on the practice of the "funeral striptease", according to MSNBC.com. Nice to see that the Chinese government has the same strong instincts for identifying important issues as our own rulers.
The cremation of Baldur on his ship Hringhorni is still the coolest funeral of all time. But this is a close second.
You know, on this blog, I've talked about injustice. Senseless wars that kill innocent people. Stalinist famines. Police state oppression. Ruthless exploitation of the public by corporations with government-granted privelegs. But you know what the greatest injustice of all is? I just found out that the new Iron Maiden album, which won't come out here until September 5th, is already out EVERYWHERE ELSE IN THE GODDAMN WORLD. I hate this country.