Month: October 2010

Halloween Humor

Kimmel: “Some parents ruin Halloween for their kids by not allowing them to get candy. The way our economy is going, it may be good practice for our kids …

The Evening Eudemon

“Every single great idea that has marked the 21st century, the 20th century and the 19th century has required government vision and government incentive,” he said. “In the middle …

Friday

Hallowbeers Man, lots of spooky beer stories out there today. I guess it’s no surprise, since “Halloween is actually the biggest weekend of the year for beer sales.” The …

Thursday

From the Notebooks If it’s possible to love a fictional philosophical character, I’ve loved one for many years. It’s Sören Kierkegaard’s “knight of faith,” which he describes in the …

Morning Bonus

“On average, our basic food costs have increased by an incredible 48% over the last year (measured by wheat, corn, oats, and canola prices). From the price at the …

Wednesday

Not much today. We held our pumpkin-carving family party last night. I’m whipped. I did, however, salvage enough time to read this neat little essay by Lew Rockwell: What …

Tuesday

It’s Not Just the Shortest Month of the Year I think black history month would do better if it promoted more stuff like this: biography of John Mitchell, the …

The Evening Eudemon

Lynching reached its peak in the South in the early 1890s, when, on average, a black man was hanged every other day for alleged crimes that ranged from rape …

Monday

Monday Miscellany Ah, that explains all the Judy Garland CD advertisements I’ve been seeing: “Facebook might be inadvertently outing its gay users to advertisers, according to a new study.” …