Don’t you love it when social conservatives accidentally say what they really think?
Archive for February, 2009
When I was in ninth grade I got a “C” on a spelling test. I was outraged. I responded by wielding the power of the press and, as editor of the school newspaper, wrote a scathing editorial about my English teacher’s unfair grading practices. The issue was not to defend my spelling, although in fact [...]
Interesting slide show from the Times.
A slideshow given at a 1975 Star Trek convention to illustrate Spock’s dual nature.
So since I’ve only been posting a lot of music here on Thursdays, my playlist today is a series of other things I’ve been “diggin” lately. And I suppose some music. Here follows a rather personal peak into some of my recent pleasures. Be kind. Shows: Top Chef (Season 5) – Nothing to say, it [...]
Ch. 1: Topics for exploration Dear Student, What is writing? Well, what isn’t writing? Consider this: it is possible that every thought you’ve ever had is a form of “writing.” Or maybe that’s not it at all. Confused yet? That’s because writing is hard, but sometimes fun. Really, sometimes writing sucks. Or does it? Here [...]
Random thoughts on the Oscars, in the style of a 2006 post. 1. So glad The Curious Case of Bradjamin Pitton flopped! I’m no Pitt-basher, but all his best work in this movie was done by the makeup department. Seriously, his facial expression never changed in the entire 5 hours and 27 minutes of the [...]
SEW a Male Dog Belly Band Diaper and Dog Bandana !!! What’s great about this is that it’s (1) easy to sew (“Even absolute beginner sewers can make this belly band and matching bandana [sic] in LESS THAN ONE HOUR!”) and (2) matching — you can make a belly band AND a bandanna, basically a [...]
The Brits have long been titillated by the naughty and the vulgar. “You are awful, but I like you” was a famous sitcom catchphrase from the 1970s and sums up our collective guilty pleasure. This attitude is being taken to a new 21st century height. The country is obsessed with a working class woman who [...]
So I’m going out on a limb here, doing this without Dave’s prior approval. But secure in the knowledge that he DID ask us all for a list of enthusiasms today, and, apparently, none of us have any. So that we don’t add another day to our TGW “missed list” (having only ONE in like [...]