Month: April 2015

Conan

In Baltimore, the Orioles and the Chicago White Sox played a game today in a completely empty stadium. It was the first major sporting event to be played in …

Thursday

Consistent with my statement last Monday that I was going to start frequenting The American Spectator site more often, I did and immediately found a great article on McDonald’s …

Meyers 

Scientists have discovered that Tyrannosaurus Rex may have had a vegetarian cousin. Man, it must suck to have a vegetarian in the family when your arms are too short …

Wednesday

Background: When I was the editor of Gilbert Magazine, I was responsible for the “Tremendous Trifles” column. It was occasionally hard to find a sufficient amount of interesting GKC …

Monday

Miscellaneous Rambling Great Mencken article at The American Conservative. Three brief excerpts: “When Mencken started at the Baltimore Herald in 1899, the newspaper had a spittoon at every desk …

Sunday

Nock Notions And anything that tears down society ought to be resisted by Catholics everywhere: “It is unfortunately none too well understood that, just as the State has no …

Interesting

H.I.F.From the “Today I Learned” sub-reddit at Reddit: “TIL If you earn more than US$21,000 a year, you are part of the richest 4% of the planet.” No wonder …

Friday

BYCU This link has one of the best assortment of “info-graphics” (deplorable term) I’ve ever seen about drinking. Want to identify the different types of wine glasses? See chart …

Thursday

Rominations The first thing that needs to be understood is this: The Roman Empire was a united civilization, the prime characteristic of which was the absolute and unconditional acceptance …

Wednesday

Background: When I was the editor of Gilbert Magazine, I was responsible for the “Tremendous Trifles” column. It was occasionally hard to find a sufficient amount of interesting GKC …