Daily Archive: February 26, 2010

Essential Albums of the 1980s

Noted Creed apologist Joe Carter has assembled a list of the 80s’ essential but-not-too-obvious albums.  I missed out on the decade, but I’ll go ahead and nominate The Replacements’ back catalog, The Cure’s “Disintegration,”...

Lost blogging – ‘Lighthouse’

I think I’m going to start blogging weekly on the final season of Lost.  I wish I’d started this with the season premiere, but it’s too late for that. As a primer – I...

Defending the tea parties, ctd.

A reader writes: Erik, as someone who lives in the Mighty Whitey Elite NY-DC Corridor, but who comes from Tea Party America, and who has lots of friends and relatives highly sympathetic to the...

Wowee Zowee

Fellow Pavement-philes rejoice! Here’s a sweet GQ profile on former band leader Stephen Malkmus.

Marc Thiessen & the Ethics of Torture

Marc Thiessen has been trading punches with liberal bloggers over the factual accuracy of his new book, Courting Disaster. My guess is that he’ll be vindicated on the facts – after all, he was...

Summer v. Winter

The real difference between the Summer and Winter Olympics is that I can imagine running really fast, or throwing a javelin really far, or even playing basketball really well. I can’t imagine being really...

I Learned It on Wikipedia

“[D]inosaurs. . . and numerous mammals such as hamsters, guinea pigs and rabbits do ‘taste like chicken.’“

Ah, Scolds

It’s enough to make me want to drink a beer and smoke a cigar myself. On a hockey rink.

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