Daily Archive: March 31, 2009

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Whither Phoenix?

I think Joaquin Phoenix is a good actor but honestly what the hell is going on with him?

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In Defense of Corruption*

One has to admire Murtha’s honesty. “If I’m corrupt, it’s because I take care of my district” might not represent the best of disinterested liberal governance, but it’s a refreshingly frank admission of his...

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quote of the day

“It’s not fair for me just to single out the lyrics, because I also know I’m listening to Christian radio immediately because of the shimmery keyboards and amped-up major-key guitar lines — there’s a...

2

Taibbi could be way off base…

…or he could be absolutely correct; either way, to read him going off on the NYT’s AIG quitter is about as much fun as you can have on the clean parts of the Internet.

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Anatomy of a Sequel

The New York Times‘ latest on the fourth Fast and Furious sequel has it all, from Vin Diesel’s highly-anticipated directorial debut: Once on board each of the “Fast & Furious” stars found something to...

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Pop Christianity

In large part, when Christians attempt to do pop-culture it fails miserably.  For one thing, I personally feel cheap thriller movies and boring worship rock songs inevitably fall short of achieving a truly holy...

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Seriously…

The next time I hear someone mention The Community Reinvestment Act as a proximate cause of the financial crisis, I’m going to scream.  To conservatives and my fellow libertarians, at some point, you are going...