Month: January 2009

Thursday Bites

A friend forwarded this latest “end all, be all” of web surfing: allmyfaves.com. It’s a pretty good site. I’ve bookmarked it. __________ Ah, crap: Pepsi is now using its …

Feature Essay: Brownson III

His Influence Perhaps the most striking aspect of Brownson’s thought is his perceptiveness. Although he concentrated on contemporary American issues, writing what is known as “periodical literature,” the truths …

Brews You Can Use

Light drinking news this morning. Couple of reasons: I took my oldest children to Mall Cop last night (my rating: 5, but better than I though it’d be), with …

Weekly Mini-Review

Some new, some old. Some in progress, some finished. Some repeats, some originals. In Conversation with God, Francis Fernandez, $129.65. This is a flat-out classic. I bought it on …

Tuesday Miscellany

So I was in charge of dinner Saturday evening. I picked Taco Bell, with a Hot-n_Now (regional fastfood burger franchise) for the non-Mexican eaters. Final damage: 8 hamburgers, 5 …