we still remember mitch hedberg

A severed foot is the ultimate stocking stuffer.

Jun 1st 2010

Al and Tipper Gore, Splitting After 40 Years

Sad. Whatever you think of Al Gore’s politics, his marriage with Tipper was a welcome contrast to you-know-who during the 1990’s. Unfortunate news today that they are getting divorced after 40 years of marriage.

Sep 4th 2009

Massive Catch-Up Post – The Top 80 Stories We Didn’t Blog This Summer

1. May 22, 2009. Olbermann’s hypocrisy on the Gitmo recidivism rate exposed by John Gibson: 2. May 22, 2009. Privatizing education would provide real stimulus. 3. May 22, 2009. Obama’s defense of his national security policies is rife with hypocrisy: [O]n one hand, the president claims that the Bush administration and the post-9/11 Congress went […]

Apr 10th 2009

Eugene Volokh Is Effed Up

[This is another old post that somehow never got published. It is long, but worth reading. You will find some righteous indignation on my part, because I am definitely right and Eugene Volokh is wrong.] Sometimes, I wonder how we can trust law professors to give us decent guidance on anything. They are supposed to […]

Sep 28th 2008

They’re getting desperate for gas in Atlanta

One guy twitters: any gas in southwest atlanta? and can gas be made at home? Emphasis added. From the real time gas updates at #atlgas.

Jul 21st 2008

Debunking Liberal Myths about Gender and Culture

Here are like five social myths or misconceptions I dislike, and my responses: 1. The differences in languages between cultures is proof that there is no universal truth. False. The first reference to Eskimo having multiple words for snow is in the introduction to The Handbook of North American Indians (1911) by linguist and anthropologist […]

Jul 17th 2008

File Under: No Longer Care

I apologize for inflicting ‘The View’ on readers of this blog, but I think the flow of conversation over there is at least helpful to show how a group of unintelligent people can struggle with this complex issue. Particularly, I refer to the “two worlds” discussion that begins at about the 4:25 mark. As someone […]

Apr 11th 2008

You Are An Individual, Just Like Everyone Else

My wife bought me a black North Face jacket last month. I wore it to school on Thursday. Much to my chagrin, so did two people who were walking directly ahead of me on the sidewalk. As I was noticing this, I looked to my right and saw two more people across the quad with […]

Feb 21st 2008

Alfred Hitchcock – The Birds (trailer)

As Dr. Richard Kimball would say, sweetastic.  

Jan 19th 2008

No words suffice. Just watch.

You may be tempted to believe that this video is from The Onion. But it is oh–so–real.   “I’m not taking off my glasses.” Busted Tees already is already hawking the merchandise.

Aug 20th 2007

a very important poll question

please check your pocket. then vote, at right.