The Dopey-ist Place On Earth? Disneyland will spend $1 billion to try to save California Adventure — by remaking the failed theme park in the image of 1920s-era California. We didn’t read Dawn Chmielewski and Paloma Esquivel’s whole story, but we assume this means that Jews and blacks shouldn’t bother renewing their annual passes.
Frank ‘Lefty’ Rosenthal: There are obits, and then there are obits: Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal, the onetime Chicago bookmaker who ran four Las Vegas casinos in the 1970s and whose turbulent life and near-death experience with a car bomb inspired the movie Casino, has died. He was 79.
Screwball? Barack Obama’s half-hour infomercial will delay the opening pitch for Game Six of the World Series. This is either a brilliant move or a dazzlingly hubristic one. Maybe both.