R.I.P.: Robin Gibb

One-third of the Bee Gees. No, I didn’t really care for their music, either. But that doesn’t mean he wasn’t a talented guy, which he was, and he wasn’t Barry, which gets points.

U.S. Postal Service Faces Aug. 1 Deadline

The United States Postal Service, the only government agency that actually dates from the colonial period, will officially run out of money on August 1, 2012, unless Congress can agree to save it. Which means it’s doomed.