January 27, 2005
The best defense is offense
The good Professor Mark Gammon at whimsical revolution is doing a hilarious serious of posts on "defending the indefensible." If...
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November 30, 2004
What you're searching for
Some search engine queries that landed people here: when do boils go away I don't know. I don't really know...
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November 05, 2004
People with waaaay too much time on their hands
Have you ever wanted to see the Bible enacted with Legos? Neither have I, but the Internet brings all kinds...
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September 30, 2004
Terms whose definitions I know not
I was amused by this quote from Eli Lilly on trying to read philosophy: Occasionally in the past, and even...
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September 20, 2004
Put away that toothpaste!
OK, even in my less-than-stellar condition, this made me laugh. Especially the comments. ("Better switch to Arm and Hammer toothpaste,...
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August 03, 2004
The pen is mightier than the sword
... at least when it comes to inflicting violence on the English language with the annual Bulwer-Lytton contest. (Via Bill...
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May 20, 2004
A tale of a fateful trip
So, if you're an academic, you can try winning your fame and fortune by writing great books, doing great research,...
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April 21, 2004
The to-don't list
Ben Kepple, a reporter I knew in passing when he lived in L.A., recently put up a list of things...
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March 04, 2004
Hooray for Hollywood
Speaking of That Movie, in this week's New Yorker Steve Martin imagines what the studio script notes looked like: Dear...
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February 06, 2004
A legend in his own mind
Mark Gammon, who just got a tenure-track position as a religion professor at a college in Iowa, has decided he...
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January 22, 2004
It's been a hard day's night
Noah Millman sounds less than convinced that the National Review has its finger on the pulse of America's youth....
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September 20, 2003
What have I started?
After seeing my post on that teen-girl Biblezine, and with a nudge from T.S. O'Rama, the Curt Jester came up...
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September 12, 2003
Anything for the Mother Church
Tom is bravely volunteering to sacrifice himself to the Presbyterian horde. I am sure we will all be praying for...
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September 07, 2003
Dig that metaphor
It sounds like St. Mark's isn't the only Catholic church dealing with unlovely noises: This new priest is an amazing...
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August 30, 2003
Oh ... dear ...
Possible downside to joining a church: I could end up on these sorts of mailing lists. (Via The Gutless Pacifist.)...
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August 14, 2003
California Judaica
I overheard this conversation today: "I have a friend who threw a bar mitzvah for her dog." "Really?" "Yeah, when...
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June 28, 2003
Niche marketing
Yesterday a friend and I went to see Finding Nemo (it was fun, but probably doesn't require any great discussion),...
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