Respectful Insolence

Archives for February 4, 2008

Talk about a real pain in the…

…posterior: MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russians visiting a health resort received a rude shock when a nurse used hydrogen peroxide instead of water to give them enemas. Itar-Tass news agency reported Thursday that 17 tourists in the Caucasus spa town of Yessentuki had to be treated in hospital after the mix-up. All I can say is…ouch!…

At least Eli Stone was good for one thing

I did not watch Eli Stone last Thursday. I didn’t really need to, given that prerelease descriptions made it clear that the show’s pilot episode was nothing more than a load of antivaccination propaganda. Indeed, it was so bad that the American Academy of Pediatrics actually took the step of drafting a public letter to…