When John Doe isn’t enough: the Fake Name Generator to the rescue. Oh the fun I can have with this…
Those ‘Poor’ Nats: The Washington Nationals are starving now so they can be fat later — good news for a new fan like me.
You are what you eat. You are also what you drink.
Your Mom Was Wrong: Horseplay Is An Important Part Of Development
One of the reasons I love Walker Percy is because he writes into his novels gems like this: In his strange new mood he made the following observation: people notice very little indeed, ghost-ridden as they are by themselves. You have to be bleeding from the mouth or throwing a fit for them to take … Read more
My grandfather, Samuel David Cooper, died on November 13, 1997. About ten years prior — when I was in 7th grade — I took a genealogy class in middle school. One of the class projects was to interview our “oldest living relative.” Well, Granddad wasn’t my oldest relative at the time, but he was the … Read more
Cause for glee? It would appear that the inscrutable Discoshaman from Le Sabot Post-Moderne is back in the fray. The blogosphere has languished without him.
Those who built fallout shelters in the 1960s can attest to the fact that in that decade there was no shortage of opportunity for alarmism. One such alarmist was Paul R. Ehrlich, whose book The Population Bomb predicted that the long-overpopulated planet Earth was in danger from its ever-increasing inhabitants. Ehrlich’s book contained such soothsayings … Read more
Lights, Camera . . . Candidacy? John Fund: Fred Thompson is shaking up the GOP presidential field. And he’s not even running yet.
Tennessee is in the Sweet Sixteen! I’m holding my breath, and I’m not coming up for air until the Vols win the Final Four. I’ll keep you posted on my progress, but I hope to accomplish a better outcome than this.