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The Daily Eudemon Blog

The Traditional DE Blog (est. 2004)

August 3, 2021

I’m leaving this afternoon to pick up daughter Meg, who is wrapping up a summer internship with the Augustine Institute in Denver. Expect uneven blogging.


August 2, 2021

Granddaughter, Nora Jade, was born this evening! 9 pounds, 8 ounces.


August 1, 2021

Youngest son, Max, turns 18 today. Old enough to fight our endless wars, not old enough to buy a beer.

If you missed it: Satire Saturday: Alleged Sex Slaveholder Tom Bombadil in Custody.

Satire Sunday: Scourging of Shire Scoured from YouTube.


July 30, 2021

Company to Make Weightless Barbells?

Maine brewery will make non-alcohol beer only.

Far out. I hope it works for them. Here are a few other oxymoronic and/or nerd business ideas:

Non-movement treadmills

Vision-free binoculars

Books without pages

I know people like non-alcoholic beer, but I don’t get it.

Years ago, I was reading a book about how to play poker. The author was an accomplished gambler, and I remember he made this point (which he was adamant about): Poker sucks if there’s no gambling involved. There are, he said, many great card games that don’t involve gambling and poker isn’t one of them. Gambling is the sine qua non of poker.

To me, beer without alcohol is like playing funzies. If you don’t want to drink alcohol, great. I respect that.

But why drink beer? There are a ton of great non-alcoholic beverages … Read the rest