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Hammers and Hangnails

I am of the opinion that personal attacks about people’s coronavirus/quarantine anxiety are yet another pleasure we should probably forgo right now.


State of the Discussion

State of the Discussion is an alternate comment-focused view of the site’s content, both recent and archival. This post is an introduction to its features.

Mad Men Open Thread

I’m building it, so y’all better come visit now, here?  I haven’t seen this week’s episode yet, and probably won’t until later this week – there are more important things in the offing today/tonight...


We seem to be getting a bunch of spammy comments lately. This reminds me that some day, I am going to write a novel in which all of the characters are named after spam...

A Bloggy Puttanesca

(A staple in my house since my single years, a puttanesca is a cheap, low-class pasta dish that clears out little bits of other stuff from the fridge you are trying to get rid...

Please Check Out Our Junk (Mail)

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Sock Puppets: Not Just for Kids Anymore

[Updated below] Dear Readers: We have uncovered overwhelming evidence of no fewer than 8 sockpuppets operated by a single individual, each with its own persona.  In the process, we have also determined that our...

A matter of taste

So, I’ve discovered in my blogging of late that adding pictures to posts can really liven up a blog. It adds value at the margin.


I think a good blog should have easy to use, attractive, intuitive comments.  This is one of the great failures of blogs like The Plank, which are fine blogs with terrible comments sections.  Yglesias...