Over the last thirty years of his life, Salinger -- or Jerry, as his closest intimates called him -- exchanged hundreds of letters with me, a correspondence which both of us found profoundly nourishing to our souls.
The Security Council's latest concern was prompted by intelligence reports that Mr. Ahmadinejad himself had been quietly shopping for Toyota parts in recent weeks on the popular online site Craigslist.
"I don't know, maybe it's this whole post-racial thing this country is going through, but when I see Rod Blagojevich on TV I have to basically remind myself that, hey, here's a black guy," he said. "I mean, it's so weird."
"I'm Tiger Woods," the golf legend says in the spot, which is to be aired on all the major broadcast and cable networks. "Texting while married is not only stupid, it's dangerous - you can wind up totaling your car."
In the somewhat rambling tape, Mr. bin Laden spends 45 minutes claiming responsibility for many things, including the massive Tylenol recall, John Edwards' illegitimate baby, and the Detroit Lions' NFL season.
The song "Pants on the Ground" has become a huge hit since being performed on "American Idol," but a new poll suggests it has not found favor with one key group of Americans: people who wear their pants on the ground.