Archive for October, 2004

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Wednesday, October 27, 2004 6:36 Comments Off

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‘Give Bush a Brain’ Game

Monday, October 25, 2004 23:42 Comments Off

Give Dubya some smarts here.

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Barbara Brandon Loses It

Monday, October 25, 2004 21:54 Comments Off

Or has it been lost for a very long time? Barbara foolishly spanks antiwar libertarians in an extremely simpleton screed. Brandon’s message is that Bush is God, and any vote against his actions is a vote against America. Friggin’ Brilliant. Link via Roderick Long.

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Harold Bloom

Monday, October 25, 2004 21:51 Comments Off

No matter what, I find Harold Bloom fascinating, and besides, I love his Western Canon. In his new book,

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Happy B-Day Jack

Sunday, October 24, 2004 20:56 Comments Off

The world’s first fitness guru turned 90.

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Un-PC Mencken

Sunday, October 24, 2004 3:20 Comments Off

Mencken from The American Language, on Southern male names such as Lem, Anvil, and Whetstone: “Excessive inbreeding among the mountain people may be responsible in part for this vogue for strange given-names.”

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Album Covers

Sunday, October 24, 2004 2:27 Comments Off

I love the old album covers, mostly from the 50 and 60s, and even some from the 70s. The simple, relaxed, schmaltzy styles of the retro covers are a gas. Here’s a few samples of my favorites, though I have collected hundreds of these on my hard drive. And best of all, comes this great [...]

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At Least it Was “Judas” “Priest”

Saturday, October 23, 2004 11:36 Comments Off

Two bible thumpers came to my door this morning, hawking their beliefs. They were non-denominational evangelists of some type, from one of the many local, 12-million-sq-ft church compounds we have around here. They were black, meticulously-dressed, very proper, and superbly articulate. I was in the yard working, with my dogs lying around, so these two [...]

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Wikipedia on Catholics

Saturday, October 23, 2004 11:25 Comments Off

Wikipedia is a fantastic resource, especially for links, however, what I find there sometimes is utterly blasphemous. Without providing a link backing up such a statement, the online encyclopedia reads: “The Vatican’s ideas were also influential in the development of fascist economic theory.” In spite of all the faults of the Vatican throughout time, this [...]

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