Daily Archive: April 4, 2013

Thursday Night Bar Fight #7: All Hail the Chief!

Good news, everyone! Finally admitting to ineptitude and corruption, each of the two major political parties is throwing in the towel and admitting that as a general rule they’re really terrible at picking candidates. ...

Roger Ebert, R.I.P.

Famous film critic Roger Ebert has died. He could be as scathing as any critic, but he also displayed a passionate love of movies and film-making more warmhearted and heartfelt than most others I...

A Lazy Thursday Tod-centric Brain Teaser…

… of sorts, anyway. A friend just reminded me of this list I made in high school and the common denominators he saw immediately that I didn’t.  Reminded of it now, I found myself wondering,...

Charity, Nation-Sized

During our charity symposium, I argued that much of what we do for charity is really self-regarding, and we can know this because these acts are inefficient when evaluated for their help-giving power. For...

League of Ordinary Babies

Simpson Mayonnaise* Kazzy.  A healthy baby boy.  Mom and baby are are healthy.  Dad is terrified.  All are well. * His pseudonym could have gone either way.  Somehow I failed to realize that Mayonnaise was...

Trade Sequence Part 5 – The Rich Man’s Burden

Hey everyone, I thought the brief lull between the April Fools’ listicles and the Education Symposium was a good time for the next part of my trade sequence.       Here’s the current contents page....