Saturday, October 11, 2008

Two Tools For Understanding the Economic Crisis (& One Bonus!)

The first is ProRepublica's Degrees of Hank Paulson spinwheel, which conveniently spells out Paulson's explicit links to the banking executives he's trying to bail out. Put some names and faces to those shadowy connections of his!

The second is, which punctuates what looks to be intelligent explanations of the economy with LOLCat-inspired images. There's a part of me that thinks this represents the future of education, or at least commentary, and I can't say I'm too broken up about it.

And as a bonus, here's "Really?! With Seth & Amy" from SNL's Weekend Update:

(I set it to start at the beginning of their "Really?!" segment, but you can watch the whole Update by pulling the slider to the beginning)

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