This Modern World
which runs in the Scene
each week is very funny. You know that. Now a compilation of the strip has been published by Penguin entitled Hell in a Handbasket: Dispatches from the Country Formerly known as America
. It's just out. It's funny, but it's also sobering (and sickening) since it traces in real time the development of the fiasco in Iraq. So get it, and read it, and laugh-- and weep. Ann Coulter says there's "nothing remotely funny" about it, so you know it's got to be good.