Fun Tom Ze audio profile

A radio piece by Marco Werman of PRI's The World. Main fallacy -- that Tom is unknown outside of Brazil. Thanks to the Luaka Bop CDs, I'd say he's Brazil's 2nd most famous Tom!


NYT on police foothold in Cidade de Deus

According to this report, the run-up to the World Cup and Olympics has apprently led to police walking a beat in the infamous favela for the first time in 30 years.