Daily Archive: January 19, 2012


Introducing the Mon Tiki Catamaran Concept

In the comment thread of a previous post I wrote that my objectives blogging at the League were three-fold: To give voice to, and have a forum for and what is (apparently) an irrepresible impulse...


Anarchy, State, and Batman

The discussion between Taylor Marvin, Erik Kain, and Jamelle Bouie about Nolan’s Batman films is already superb.  I’m not sure how much I can add to the conversation, but as a long time Batman fan...


Gandalf Stops SOPA

This has been making the social media rounds. And it made me laugh. Thankfully we have Ron Wyden playing the role of Gandalf here in the real world (of course, he’s directly opposed to...


Newt The Nullifier

Newt Gingrich channels the legend of Andrew Jackson*: [Gingrich] told a forum of anti-abortion activists ahead of South Carolina’s primary election that as president he would ignore supreme court rulings he regards as legally...


A Dialogue About Hunting

A while back I briefly discussed Steven Rinella in post about Why I Hunt. I was a fan of Rinella’s short-lived show ‘The Wild Within’ but I was a little dubious about some of his...


Fiction’s Ethos

At Literary Commentary, D.G. Myers engages Victor Davis Hanson’s question: Why read fiction anymore?  He agrees it teaches one self-mastery, and contrasts this with a more common self-affirming method of reading. I was wary...

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