Daily Archive: July 13, 2009

Words Fail

Ken at Popehat documents a truly astounding feat of asshattery.

Academic obscurantism for the sake of . . . what?

Among other relics from middle school, my CD case still contains well-worn copies of both Pinkerton and The Blue Album, so I read Jeffrey Rosenberg’s Rosenfeld’s undergraduate thesis on Weezer’s odd career arc with...

Links

Links, after the leap…

Roman Holiday

Conor points out that restaurateurs in Rome go out of their way to overcharge tourists:

…and again and again and again…

I have joined the increasingly long (2 pages now!) and, as I said before, decreasingly witty list “The World’s Most Deranged Bloggers” thanks to the omnipresent force that is Mark Levin.  I am now,...

Freddie

gets the important questions answered for The American Scene’s inaugural advice column.

witch week

I’m not done with this book yet, though I’m close.  Initial thoughts: