Daily Archive: December 14, 2010

Pretentious Popcorn

There’s only one thing that can kill the movies, and that’s education. – Will Rogers . Constant Viewer – who, let’s face it, hasn’t been all that constant in his viewing lately – gave...

Not so long ago, not so far away

Currently appearing at the Acte2galerie in Paris, Cédric Delsaux’s “Dark Lens” series (manipulated photos of Dubai) is a clever, surrealistic take on the Star Wars films. A sample after the jump:

Michael Moore posts bail for Julian Assange

Good for Michael Moore – a man I rarely see eye-to-eye with – for posting Julian Assange’s bail and offering to host WikiLeaks on Moore’s servers: Yesterday, in the Westminster Magistrates Court in London,...

Slippery Slopes to Nowhere

I’ve gotten a lot of grief for my calling Eugene Volokh a significant opponent of same-sex marriage (with some over-the-years context in the comments, here). I’d actually considered taking down the post – it...

Self-Serving Slippery Slopes

Analogies can be tricky things. That’s something that Dr. John Corvino has noted. Over at the Volokh Conspiracy, our old friend EV has blogged about the recent case of the Columbia Professor charged with...