I’ve been worried that we’d lost our ability to be silly. In a post 9/11 world, silliness hasn’t seemed relevant in pop culture (though it’s coming back, see Comedy Bang Bang), but it turns out that I’ve simply been looking in the wrong place. Silliness moved from the big screen to the big wigs and this article absolutely makes my day sillier.

A group of Russian lawyers is reportedly planning a law suit against Harry Potter producers Warner Bros over apparent similarities between Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, and CGI-tastic Chamber of Secrets star Dobby the elf… Reports that George Bush is unhappy at his resemblance to Gollum in The Two Towers have so far proved difficult to confirm.