Rats Love Mel

<img alt="apocalypto20060810.jpg" src="/fishbowlla/files/original/apocalypto20060810.jpg" width="200" height="133" class="alignleft" hspace=7 /From the Dept. of No Such Thing As Bad Publicity, Disney denied earlier reports that the company was dumping distribution of Apocalypto, Mel Gibson’s epic about ancient Mayans, saying the film will be released — as planned — under the Disney banner on Dec. 8.

In related news, evangelists still think Passion of the Christ had no anti-Semitic overtones, while a headline at The Huffington Post declares Mel Gibson Should Extract Big Head from Drunk Ass!”.

Ah, public discourse!