Monthly Archives: November 2013

Saturday

The Mouse Hunter: Video worth the sixty seconds it’ll take to watch it. Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Friday

My gluten intolerance has pretty much killed my beer-drinking ability, so I’ve had to switch to vodka and gin (and will shortly foray into rum, in honor of GKC’s The Flying Inn). It looks like I’m catching the new wave: … Continue reading

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Kimmel

It’s a big night tonight, the finale of “Dancing with the Stars.” I don’t know if you’ve been following the show, but the comedian was eliminated. Bill had the grace and easy elegance of a squirrel getting electrocuted. On Juan-uary … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2010

Here’s my Thanksgiving Day post from 2010. I’ve been accident- and ticket-free for three years now, so my premiums will go back down. For that, I’m thankful. Of course, I now have four young drivers on my policy as well, … Continue reading

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Special Edition: BYCU

Number One? Every year on this day I ask the question: Is Thanksgiving Eve, indeed, the biggest drinking day of the year? I’ve long maintained it is, but I’ve never found conclusive, or even highly probative, proof, so I set … Continue reading

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Frustrating

H.I.F. After all his antics, this is what put him beyond the pale? “NBC cancels Alec Baldwin’s show ‘Up Late’ following actor’s homophobic outbursts.” Link. Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Some Ambrose

No, not that one. Bierce . . . I found this great quote while reading The Freeman Book (a collection of articles and essays from Nock’s famous journal in the 1920s): “The poor wish only to be rich, which is … Continue reading

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Interesting

H.I.F. I’d heard of Kreeft’s book, Between Heaven and Hell: A Dialogue Somewhere Beyond Death with John F. Kennedy, C.S. Lewis & Aldous Huxley (1982; 2nd ed., 2008), but I didn’t realize that JFK, C.S. Lewis, and Aldous Huxley all … Continue reading

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Monday

Miscellaneous Rambling I volunteer occasionally to ring bells for Salvation Army, but this past weekend, someone told me that Salvation Army donates to Planned Parenthood. I went online and found articles that discuss Salvation Army International’s support of limited abortion … Continue reading

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Humorous

H.I.F. I was thinking about the line from the movie Ed Wood (bad movie), when Bela Lugosi says, “Boris Karloff wasn’t fit to smell my ****.” I Googled it, and this interview came up. Kinda funny: This is your first … Continue reading

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Humorous and Frustrating

H.I.F. “Meet Jessica Sanford. Upon the rollout of Obamacare she was 1 of maybe 5 people in the entire nation who was able to access the website and actually sign up through one of the state exchanges. In her case, … Continue reading

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Friday

BYCU One of the better overviews I’ve read about why the liquor laws in these United States are such a mess. From intro: After Prohibition, the federal government created the three-tier system of alcohol distribution to minimize collusion, prevent widespread … Continue reading

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