Month: July 2020

BYCU

Barrel of Gifts The naked dude with a barrel really was once a thing. But it apparently wasn’t for broke people, but for hungover people. If someone got really …

Wednesday

HIF My home Charter internet service has crashed. Just this for today: For fans of comedian Gary Gulman, the actor’s brief cameo in a pivotal scene during director Todd …

Miscellany

Free Cardinal Newman Great find at Spotify: A high-quality recording of John Henry Newman’s Apologia Pro Vita Sua. Completely free. It kind of blew me away to see someone …

BYCU

The Teetotaling Eudemon? The dog days of summer. It looks like the hottest (the doggiest) days are behind us, but it’s still plenty warm. I don’t know whether I’m …

Misc.

Lines, Lines, Everywhere a Line This is the line outside a Gucci store at a Chicago mall. A similar line was standing outside the Nike store. Marie was told …

From the Notebooks

20th Century Existentialism Four subjects that were wildly popular in the 20th century: Zen arose when Mahayana Buddhism merged with Taoism. Buddhism is steeped in a thing called “monism,” …

CSL

Meilaender’s in the House Gilbert Meilaender was recently featured on Mars Hill Audio. I haven’t listened to the interview yet, but I will. I honestly didn’t even know Meilaender …

Miscellany

Uncut Crap Worst. Movie. Ever. Uncut Gems. Actually, what I should say is, “Worst. Movie. Ever. That. Everyone. Is. Praising.” I’ve heard this movie praised on podcasts. I’ve heard …