You may only read this site if you've purchased Our Kampf from Amazon or Powell's or me
• • •
"Mike and Jon, Jon and Mike—I've known them both for years, and, clearly, one of them is very funny. As for the other: truly one of the great hangers-on of our time."—Steve Bodow, head writer, The Daily Show

"Who can really judge what's funny? If humor is a subjective medium, then can there be something that is really and truly hilarious? Me. This book."—Daniel Handler, author, Adverbs, and personal representative of Lemony Snicket

"The good news: I thought Our Kampf was consistently hilarious. The bad news: I’m the guy who wrote Monkeybone."—Sam Hamm, screenwriter, Batman, Batman Returns, and Homecoming

September 07, 2007

Thank God America Is Helping Iran Build Its Nuclear Industry

A while back, Cyrus Safdari at Iran Affairs put together a great collection of scanned-in newspaper stories from the seventies about U.S. support for the Shah's nuclear power program.

Posted at September 7, 2007 10:43 AM | TrackBack


Posted by: buermann at September 7, 2007 11:59 AM

If only someone would help Iran build its nuclear industry now, maybe we'd treat them like we did North Korea. It would be a vast improvement over what I think is going to happen.

Posted by: StO at September 8, 2007 06:51 AM

StO, you have said something UNFORGIVABLE. The fact that it is also eminently reasonable is besides the point for some mysterious reason.

Posted by: Jonathan Versen at September 8, 2007 09:54 PM

What a great world we live in. The only way we can get along peacefully is for everyone to walk around with a loaded gun, you know, just in case.

Posted by: rob payne at September 9, 2007 07:44 PM