Monthly Archives: May 2011

Obama Did Tell His Supporters…

… to “get in [people’s] face[s]“, so I’m not surprised at where scientists discovered a new species of leech last year: This new species has a single jaw with enormous teeth and was found up the nose of a person, … Continue reading

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Well, It’s a Living…

As I was taking the Spawn to school this morning, I noticed she was reading something with a cover depicting a young woman wearing a dress and walking across a windswept field. I asked her what it was, and she … Continue reading

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“I Don’t Know Why You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello.”

So while I was out of town, Mitch Daniels opted to cut bait, and while I’m disappointed, I can understand his decision. Doubtless the media would have jumped at the chance to rake the history of his marriage over the … Continue reading

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Honey, I’m Home!

No, I wasn’t raptured — big surprise there, eh? — I spent the weekend in Nashville, visiting family and friends. But now I’m back, although with a computer that’s acting hinky, so I’ll put forth a brief proposition before I … Continue reading

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Even More Rapture-y Goodness

Via a facebook (and real-life) friend, a professor considers his or her students’ Rapture FAQ — I’m surprised Mondoville’s Dark Tower didn’t make us add this to our syllabi: Q: What if my instructor is raptured? A: None of our … Continue reading

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A Plan for Saturday

Not being a Dispensationalist, I’m not too worked up about the whole predicted Rapture thing. But if you’re looking for something to do… Step 1: Procure several inflatable people, perhaps from an adult merchandise shop. Step 2: Buy several tanks … Continue reading

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Academic Epidemic…

The Maximum Leader at Naked Villainy has a nice little piece about a College-Bowl-styled game show called It’s Academic! that is about to conclude its 50th season, making it TV’s longest running quiz show. As it happens, El Jefe Maximo … Continue reading

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