Month: January 2012

Tuesday

Do It for the Children The number one friend of big government: The Crisis. When there’s a crisis, the government says it needs more power in order to deal …

Monday

Antifragility Nassim Taleb is coming out with a new book. It sounds great. Unfortunately, it won’t be available for another eight months. I listened to a podcast about it. …

Saturday

So colleges and university take it on the chin twice: First, Obama tells them they need to control tuition. Second, Apple announces that they’ll sell textbooks . . . …

Friday

BYCU I’m not sure why it’s newsworthy, but it’s definitely brewsworthy: Pat Sajak says he and Vanna White got drunk before Wheel of Fortune tapings back in the day. …

Wednesday

Soros the Austrian? George Soros grabbed headlines yesterday with an interview in Newsweek. The rabid leftist octogenarian investment icon and social activist ain’t too optimistic. He’s expecting riots in …

“During a debate, Mitt Romney said he grew up in the real streets of America. Yes, the real streets, where people pull up next to you and ask if …

Tuesday

I bought a greenhouse. It’s just a little thing: 57″w x 29″d x 77″h. It’s an exaggeration to call it a “house,” since it’s really a tent and it’s …

Monday

Like Waiting for Godot? If there is any literary merit to The Adventures of Beer Man, it came from my close study of Flannery O’Connor’s Mystery and Manners: Occasional …

Friday

BYCU This is a nice picture. It’s by the drinker’s artist, Douglas Crockwell, and entitled “A Winter Evening at Home.” I won’t be spending this evening at my house, …

Thursday

Drinking Corner This Drinking Corner is a two-fer: First, I might have found the most dedicated beer blogger in America and, if not America, then at least in Ohio. …