What Washington is talking about this week.

What Washington is talking about.
Dec. 8 2006 6:38 PM

Zeitgeist Checklist, Iraq Study Group Edition

What Washington is talking about this week.

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10. New This Week [UP ARROW]

It's Set in the Jewcatan
Celebrities. Zeitgeist favorite Mel Gibson releases his blood-soaked new movie, Apocalypto, a Mayan epic that makes Braveheart look like Herbie the Love Bug. Critics praise the brutally realistic depiction of warring indigenous tribes but question whether the conflict was really started by a guy named Shlomo Finkelstein.

Michael Grunwald, a staff reporter for the Washington Post, is the author of The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida, and the Politics of Paradise.

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