The least self-aware quote since “Only a Sith thinks in absolutes!”
What happens when the professor just plain gives away all the answers?
What would J. Edgar have said about this?
In Russell’s post decrying outing, Jaybird mentioned that he supported outing because “moralists being caught with their pants down are funny” and he included a reference to champions of “stopping anthropogenic global warming” doing things like having “four-figure electrical bills for their homes”. This, of course, turned into a sidebar post.
Each year, New Year’s Eve brings to mind The Apartment, a film whose climax takes place on that evening. When you watch it next, note Shirley MacLaine’s great bit of acting as everyone at the party is singing Auld Lang Syne and her face radiates the melancholy of the holiday- our shared delusion of renewal…
My school has never put in place individual classroom budgets. They are attempting to do so now. I was just informed that I have gone over budget even though I was never given a budget. The reasoning is that last year I spent $1600 and this year I’ve already spent $1800. Since I only spent…
Here are my final NFL power rankings of the regular season, focusing just on those teams that are making the playoffs. Because, honestly, does anyone really care where the Tampa Bay Bucs rank?
Purchasing Christmas Trees in My Town December 1 – December 24: Available for $30 December 26: Available for $30 Purchasing Eggnog in My Town December 1 – December 24: Available everywhere December 26: Available nowhere What am I missing?
If Jesus and Santa can be white, why not Freddie Mercury?
Ken White explains perfectly why it is a disservice to the concept of free speech to attempt to case the Duck Dynasty brouhaha as a free speech issue, even if other values suggest that the reaction (and, for that matter, the reaction to the reaction) was absurd. He also makes a number of other essential…
Yesterday our flight was delayed for about an hour and a half. Then, once on the tarmac and runway, we were out there waiting for another hour. It was hot, it was uncomfortable. We eventually took off, flew, and landed. Throughout the entire time, my electronic devices were publicly and visibly on and I was…
What if Santa really was real?
Congratulations to Utah and New Mexico.
Have we hit bottom yet?
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled on Canada’s prostitution laws, finding that they put sex workers in peril.
Noted First Amendment scholar Sarah Palin on the backlash against a reality show star’s anti-gay comments:“Free speech is an endangered species. Those ‘intolerants’ hatin’ and taking on the Duck Dynasty patriarch for voicing his personal opinion are taking on all of us.” Got that? Speech that is critical of someone who expresses a socially conservative…
I am far, far, far from an expert on labor practice. So why the hell shouldn’t I have my own theory on how unions should function?