Monthly Archives: October 2009

Glenn Beck will believe anything and I have proof

As a masochistic idiot concerned citizen, I naturally follow Glenn Beck’s Twitter feed.  Most of the time, it’s about what you’d expect from the unhinged host:  a foundation of omnidirectional outrage , frequent misspellings, and paranoid fearmongering intermittently adorned with … Continue reading

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Should you take your kids to see Where the Wild Things Are?

Wait – you actually think I’m stupid enough to answer that for you? That’s your job, parents. I’m not about to step in that briar patch. But… I do want to throw in my two cents after seeing the film … Continue reading

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Five million ways 'Born to Run' could've gone wrong

[youtubevid id=”9AtzqptYr3g”] Thanks to Merlin Mann for pointing out this clip from Wings for Wheels, a documentary about the making of the landmark Bruce Springsteen album Born to Run. Mann says of an early, bombastic version of the title track: … Continue reading

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Is there a serious case for Columbus Day?

“They do not bear arms, and do not know them, for I showed them a sword, they took it by the edge and cut themselves out of ignorance. They would make fine servants. With 50 men we could subjugate them … Continue reading

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Liberals to Moore: 'Thanks, but we got this'

Walking into the theater to see Michael Moore’s latest effort, Capitalism: A Love Story, I passed a sole protester on the sidewalk carrying a sign saying “Capitalism is Killing Us”. After I left the movie, the protester – or I … Continue reading

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