Archive for July, 2006

“A Daring Solution to the Middle East Dilemma”

Monday, July 31st, 2006

Ellis Weiner at the Huffington Post offers a unique way to resolve to the Middle East situation. He’s only half-kidding. Something like this may be the only solution to a conflict which, at its core, is neither political nor religious, but tribal.

The Ignoramoid “Woo!”

Monday, July 31st, 2006

When did America’s official cheer become “Woo!”? Am I alone, or does anybody else think it sounds utterly ignorant and infantile? This afternoon, Chris Matthews was broadcasting his “Hardball” show from outdoors at Rockefeller Plaza. He asked who in the crowd thought the U.S. should support Israel exclusively in the current Middle East conflict. Large […]

“Mr. President, Having Vetoed Stem-Cell Research…”

Tuesday, July 25th, 2006

Just a small musing by David Mamet at the *Huffington Post*.

New Comics Ideas – 2002

Thursday, July 20th, 2006

Rummaging around my hard disk, I came upon these notes from a brainstorming session circa 2002. Reading them cracked me up, so I thought you folks might get a snicker, chortle, or possibly even a muffled guffaw out of them, too. Mise en scène: The ex and I were probably sitting either in a coffee […]

IE Errors on this Page?

Tuesday, July 18th, 2006

Is anyone else getting a “Stack Overflow” error message when they access this page with Internet Explorer?

A Brief History of Time Dilation

Saturday, July 15th, 2006

I don’t think much about the ex anymore. No, really. Her name comes up occasionally in conversation, the talk moves on, and that’s that. No big emotions, no big deal. However, in the last few days, I finally decided I didn’t like living in an apartment which, six months after move-in, still looks like a […]

“Liberté, Égalité, Anxiété!”

Friday, July 14th, 2006

Happy what’s left of Bastille Day, and apologies for the long absence. I’ve been meaning to post, but my energy’s been at a low ebb recently. Could be the heat. Could be a mood thing. Could have something to do with my health overall. I honestly don’t know. It’s been a strange couple of weeks. […]

Did Iraq’s WMDs Come from Texas?

Saturday, July 1st, 2006

I know I promised that my next post would be non-political, but then my friend Dave Kraft sent me the following, from the Wayne Masden Report: June 28, 2006 — WMR has reported on the explosive information from two Iraqi War Army counter-intelligence veterans that they uncovered materials and documents proving that some of Saddam […]