The Worst of Hurricane Irene – Misfit Edition

by August 28th, 2011 Science » Society »

Early Friday: Checked weather report to see what lie in store. Low Pollen Level. We should be fine. Friday Afternoon: Came across several articles from neo-con pundits arguing for a preemptive bombing of the Caribbean Sea before Hurricane Irene could form and attack the US. Friday Night: I decided to stock up on essentials: Chocolate, […]

COFFEE AT THIS TIME OF NIGHT?! – Feeding Your Inner Mogwai Coffee After Midnight

by July 8th, 2011 Culture » Food » Society » Culture » Travel »

For various reasons that, for now, must remain secret, I have had cause to leave my apartment at night and stumble around town until I lose whatever thought I had just previously found and find myself, instead, terribly lost and in need of a sit-down at some time likely after midnight. This wouldn’t be a […]

Case Studies in Indecency – The Burden of Proof is on the FCC

by June 27th, 2011 Culture » Politics » Society »

The Supreme Court of the United States has decided some interesting cases in the last year. Most recently came a decision that overturned a California law banning/fining sales of violent video games to minors, leaving the moral decision of such incidents to families rather than the all-knowing Oz. Bravo to SCOTUS for making the rational […]

Do You Take Your Prigs Smarmy? The Declaration of Independents Promotional Tour!

by June 21st, 2011 Politics » Society » Culture » The Written Word »

Smarmy Prigs… You can tell I don’t work in marketing, right? And that designation, while fairly damn comical to me, doesn’t fairly reflect authors Nick Gillespie and Matt Welch and their newly released book, The Declaration of Independents: How Libertarian Politics Can Fix What’s Wrong With America. The prologue “Pursuing Happiness, Not Politics” puts forth […]

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