Month: November 2015

Meyers

A 50-year-old Washington man is facing assault charges after his neighbor says he swung a Klingon sword at him during an argument about trash. Man, if there was any …

Corden

There is a new Barbie doll called Hello Barbie that is a high-tech interactive version of the toy. The Hello Barbie has more than 8,000 phrases she uses to …

Fallon

In Pope Francis’ latest weekly address, he criticized people who use their phones at the dinner table. Which begs the question: Who is on their phone while they eat …

Wednesday

What, you say, I referenced Romano Guardini yesterday but then wrote nothing about him, instead dedicating the day’s primary post to Dostoyevsky? What am I, some sort of Serbian …

Tuesday

Hey, Pope Francis and I have something in common: admiration for Dostoyevsky and Guardini. I went on a major Fyodor kick in my twenties. I read all his major …

Monday

Miscellaneous Rambling I received a copy of Merchants in the Temple, which I’ve started reading. Expect commentary as I plow through. * * * * * * * TDE …

Facebook keeps removing satyrical photo of Mizzou "cribullies". Retweet it. #MizzouHoax #Mizzou #MissouriProtests pic.twitter.com/5wW6rkIFqN — James Parisi (@NY_2_Carolina) November 14, 2015

Saturday

Paris The Paris horror. I’m just shaking my head. Western imperial policies over the past 100 years and a religion rife with violence have combined to create a terrible, …

Friday

BYCU Booze lists often leave me cold. Even though I like lists and like booze, it seems many of the lists are, well, “contrived.” I’m not sure that’s the …

Thursday

I enjoy works that impart broader truths in the context of a narrower subject. A great example from Kingsley Amis’ Everyday Drinking: Never despise a drink because it is …