Monthly Archives: August 2011

Making Its Way Around the Catholic Blogosphere

Flannery on Ayn: I hope you don’t have friends who recommend Ayn Rand to you. The fiction of Ayn Rand is as low as you can get re fiction. I hope you picked it up off the floor of the … Continue reading

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Wednesday

Received in an Email I received a slew of emails this week regarding Chesterton. If you’re a GKC fan, you’ll find it interesting. For everyone else, you may want to check back on Thursday. First, Chuck Colson gives a favorable … Continue reading

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Tuesday

Received in an Email I guess it’s from 2003, but the link is making its email rounds and the Catholic Online published it earlier this year: Treatment of Catholic Church ‘Kangaroo Journalism’. It’s by a prominent Jewish businessman in Cleveland, … Continue reading

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Monday

New Book Many years ago, I was drawn to Martin Buber and Max Picard. Buber, I met in an Alpena, Michigan, bookstore, picking up his I and Thou for fifty cents and reading it on the cottage’s couch the rest … Continue reading

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Something for Sunday Morning

“That is one of the bitter curses of poverty; it leaves no right to be generous.” George Gissing Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Friday

Useful Beer I’ve said it many times: Don’t drink for the health of it. Drink for the hell of it. But that doesn’t mean beer can’t be useful. It turns out that beer can be used for more than just … Continue reading

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Blurb Thursday

Badger Beer Man The Badger Catholic articulates some deeply Beer-Manish thoughts: The problem with the modern man is that he thinks there is a disconnect from drinking and family. Look at the drunks in college now. They never learned what … Continue reading

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Wednesday

Rise of the Zombies In Monsters from the Id, E. Michael Jones advanced an interesting theory: a culture’s horror films reflect its sub-conscious. Frankenstein was fear of the unknown energy known as “electricity.” Dracula was fear of syphilis. The rise … Continue reading

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Tuesday

Drinking Corner with Jeeves Triumvirate: Schall writing about a Wodehouse book for which Belloc provided by the introduction. The Week End Wodehouse. I gotta get this volume. Notable excerpt from Schall’s essay: “What struck me on again reading Wodehouse was … Continue reading

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Monday

Smashwords Whew. This ebook publishing thing is a real hassle. A friend recommended I try Smashwords. I downloaded their free “how-to” books and re-formatted Beer Man. It took over two hours. I then received an error message, which I think … Continue reading

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Something for Sunday Morning

“Riches are not forbidden, but the pride of them is.” St. John Chrysostom (But the way the stock market is going, this ain’t a problem either way. heh heh heh.) Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Friday

Brews You Can Use I have my reservations about “The Art of Manliness” website, but overall, it posts some great stuff. Earlier this week, I stumbled across an excellent overview of scotch: The Guide to Scotch Whisky. I keep some … Continue reading

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