Suicide bombs for Palestinian children? Okay. Hanging teenagers in the public square for engaging in Mark Foley-esque activities? Okay.

Rubbing one out during the month of fasting? Problem.

Although it sort of depends, as you’ll see if you read the article.

Not our normal fare around here, I know, but the rest of the blogosphere is busy writing posts about Foleygate with one hand and I wanted to keep our site comparatively clean.

Bonus clean link! The ultimate L.A. story. Seriously. James Ellroy wishes he could cook up a plot that, um, ripe.

Bonus weird-sex-practices-in-totalitarian-societies link! Many a western bachelor’s compared marriage to death. But the Chinese, they mean it, man.

Tags: China