Drop the Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman and Sandra Bullock Oscar-prop a Twitter line at @michaeloher if you can help. If, in fact, "who was Steve Jobs" was a question and not a meta declarative statement.
There are dozens, if not hundreds of cases of white families taking in black athletes. Why don't their stories capture the imagination like Michael Lewis's tome did? America's Sweetheart Sandra Bullock, duh. [Slate]
In sports, everyone is a winner—some people just win better than others. Like the poor unappreciated working stiffs who get paid unconscionable sums to play make believe for a living. It's about time they got some attention.
Michael Lewis, author of the book that is currently being butchered at a theater near you, reports that presidential-blowjob sleuth Ken Starr was so moved at a screening of the movie that he cried. [NYMag.com]
If the trailer for The Blind Side—coming this Thanksgiving!—doesn't scream "Oscar Bait", then my name isn't Steven Spielbergo. The important takeaway here is that Sandra Bullock is not the crazy racist she portrayed in Crash.