Daily Archive: April 6, 2013


It’s actually not pronounced mänster

Yeah, so this bugged me. Over at Balloon Juice, DougJ says that he’s glad that pundit Michael Kelly is dead and wishes that he’d died younger.  Anticipating the need for a straw man in...


Sports Fans and the Importance of Nationalism

The post I was going to write was about how I became a Louisville fan but upon proofreading it seemed a rather self-indulgent autobiography. So the short story: I grew up in this city,...


Saturday Morning Jukebox: Cartoons

For a cartoon, it actually had a pretty fleshed-out world. A bit of the Freak of the Weak plotting, but fun nonetheless. Of course, then I watched an episode a couple of years ago,...


Timing, Part 2

It is impossible to get a human being on the phone with my insurance company outside of regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30AM to 5PM. Given the complex nature of our health care...

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