“Code”: Snooze

In case you’ve been wondering about Dan Brown‘s testimony in the “Da Vinci Code” copyright infringement suit, the news is: Even with Brown on the stand, the trial’s a total snore.

The AP reports amazing insights that Brown wrote the “Code” outline on an ironing board, and that he gets up early to write every day. Whoopee.

The trial’s glacial pace and esoteric historical lessons (Was the Priory of Sion founded in the First or Second Crusade?!) also presents a media watcher’s Zen koan: If we can barely keep ourselves awake listening to the BBC at night, how boring is a trial in which the BBC can barely keep itself awake?