Monthly Archives: April 2014

Kimmel

Someone who doesn’t want to associate with black people owning an NBA franchise is like a vegan buying a steakhouse. Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Wednesday

It’s a banner day in the Scheske household: My oldest son turns 21. I’ve long been a proponent of an age-18 drinking age, so it’s a bit frustrating that we had to wait three years for this day but it’s … Continue reading

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Tuesday

Although I haven’t read all of it, I’ve frequently dipped into Alberto Manguel’s splendid A History of Reading. Manguel was once referred to as the “Casanova of reading,” which makes him a nerd par excellence . . . and a … Continue reading

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Monday

Catholic Late Night Ten great one-liners from St. John XXIII. My favorites: When a cardinal complained that a rise in Vatican salaries meant a particular usher earned as much as the cardinal, the pope remarked: “That usher has 10 children; … Continue reading

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Humorous

H.I.F. “A May 15 banquet for the Los Angeles chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People just became a lot more intriguing. The group is planning to honor Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling with a … Continue reading

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Sunday

For a variety of reasons, I don’t often use TDE to proselytize, but I had to share this Journey Home. This man’s conversion story parallels mine on many fronts (the arrogance that led him to read about Catholicism, the “two … Continue reading

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Saturday

The garden is coming along. Here it is, as of last weekend. I’m in the process of putting in the rest of my self-watering containers this weekend. It’s a pretty big chore and largely experimental, since I’m using the potting … Continue reading

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Late Night BYCU: Kimmel

A strange new product is coming to your liver this fall — Palcohol, which is powdered alcohol. It’s like Crystal Light that will get you drunk. Palcohol is great for astronauts looking to get wasted in space. Palcohol flavors include … Continue reading

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Friday

BYCU Here’s a decent article from Lew Rockwell earlier this week: Wine Etiquette Gone Horribly Wrong. It’s not as good as the title implies, and, indeed, I think only a borderline wine snob would really like it, but I’m a … Continue reading

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Meyers

A Kansas man on trial for first-degree murder wants to remove a tattoo across his neck reading “murder” because he’s worried it might prejudice the jury. Though he might be able to create reasonable doubt by just adding a question … Continue reading

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Interesting

H.I.F. Crowdfunding opportunity for pro-lifers: “Gosnell Movie: A historic crowdfunding campaign for a movie about America’s biggest serial killer, abortionist Kermit Gosnell and the media cover-up.” Link. Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Funny Quotes

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