1: Kieran Healy provides a link to a video which I've wanted my own copy of ever since seeing it five or six years ago, despite being mistaken about what it's name was (I though just Rendezvous) There are some questions about the exact circumstances behind its filming, but the general story is that a well-known french director had recently acquired a gyroscopically stabilized camera, and it was placed on the front of his friend's (supposedly an F1 driver) Ferrari, after which the guy just drove through Paris like a complete madman. Must be seen.

2: Some thoughts for(first item) Veteran's Day. Importantly, both commemorating veterans and suggesting why it should still be Armistice Day.