Month: May 2006

I See a Bunch of Melons

Face-blindness. I’d never heard of it, except in connection with the old racial joke, “We all look alike to you, anyway.” Interesting stuff: Severe prosopagnosics may mistake complete strangers …

The Lair

While spanning the blogging world, looking for new Catholic blogs, I ran across this one: The Lair of the Catholic Cavemen. After five minutes, I decided to bookmark it. …

48

I guess 48 people have now died of bad/mixed heroin in Detroit. It’s obviously a kind of genocide. I guess we can expect a visit from Al Sharpton or …

Day 3

It’s Day 3 of the Chesterton and Friends 16-Day G.K. Chesterton celebration. The reception around the web has been remarkable. Over 400 people came yesterday, and 300 on Memorial …

Prince of a Guy

AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL has turned his famous barbed comments on PRINCE after being appalled by the pop superstar’s surprise performance at the show’s finale last week. The …

Conning Smart People

Clever, though not terribly-novel, article at Paul’s Tips this morning: Most smart people have a hidden weakness and it’s this – they’re absolute suckers for anything that sounds clever. …

Blog Watch

Some of you are probably aware that I regularly maintain the National Catholic Register’s Blog Watch page. As part of my “watching,” I scan through about 60 blogs every …