Monthly Archive: January 2015


The joys of going home again. Well, dying again. Well, more like being dead again.

Roger may be commissioner, but Marshawn is king

There’s something important happening in the lead-up to the Super Bowl. The Seattle Seahawks, led by Marshawn Lynch, are finally sticking it to the corrupt NFL.

Somethin’s Gotta Give

A traditional conservative irresistible force meets a traditional conservative immovable object in Texas.


There is, apparently, a sporting event this weekend.

Open to the Conversation

With recent conversations about who is and who isn’t a feminist, and why, on my mind, this passage from an interview with Netta Elzie caught my eye.

Linky Friday: Century Edition

Celebrating 100 Linky Fridays! This week: Crime, Culture, Children, Capitalism, Politics, Body, Mind, and Space

Review Of The Charges

A close look at the law and the allegations suggests that outrage about the Brandon Duncan prosecution may be based on incomplete information. Burt Likko dissects the charges and the law for your review, compares that to the advice of his colleagues, and then finishes his nightcap.

The Lusiads: Poets and Heroes

A look at Portugal’s national epic and how poets create warriors to supply them with material.