Happy 4th, folks. You should all just pretend I'm up here saying witty and penetrating things about Bush because, in reality, I'll actually be hanging out with my family, eating bagels and lox (yep -- a very Jewish Fourth of July), and making stupid jokes. Speaking of stupid jokes, this line from Madagascar -- which is an enormously fun movie, by the way -- is too good not to share. As context, the animals are breaking out of the zoo, and this is a conversation between a speaking monkey and a silent, KoKo the Gorilla, signing monkey:
Speaking Monkey: This is great! I hear Tom Wolfe is lecturing in Lincoln Park tonight!
Signing Monkey: [Gesticulates wildly]