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Monthly Archives: October 2012
An MSNBC audience booed a nine-year-old girl today for saying she thinks Romney should win the election. However, a hat tip does go to Morning Joe co-host Willie Geist for chastising the crowd.
The Freshpeeps are beginning an assignment in which they are to write a proposal for a memorial of some disaster/atrocity/other unpleasantness — the usual things one memorializes. This is an assignment across all the Comp I sections. Heaven knows there’s … Continue reading
Like the narrator of Byron’s Don Juan, this age seems to lack a hero, despite the best efforts of the popular culture to produce some (a process that tends to substitute mere celebrity for heroism). And in fact, I suspect … Continue reading
Caitlin Doughty is a graduate of the U of Chicago, with a degree in medieval history. She is also a licensed mortician in California, and the proprietor of a site called The Order of the Good Death, which (per its … Continue reading
According to Mother Jones (the Mad Dog’s favorite media outlet), a recent study suggests that when elderly mice receive the blood of younger mice, the effects of aging can be diminished or even reversed. Elizabeth Bathory was unavailable for comment.
After spending a few days in Nashville, I headed back toward Mondoville yesterday, and made it most of the way before midnight. Of course, given that I started well before noon and it’s only a 6.5-hour drive… You see, yesterday … Continue reading