Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Zolltan End of Civilization Prediction Special

Since I seem to be so good at predicting the future (in case you’re keeping score at home, me: 4/8, coins, on average: 4, picking the team with more points: 4, picking the team whose home city has a longer … Continue reading

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Read my lips: No Value Added

Sometimes I just want to post links, y’know? None of these are recent or anything. But they’re probably worth some of your time. An interview with writer Etgar Keret in The Believer. Michael Finkel checks in with the man who … Continue reading

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I kinda want to know what everyone else cares about

And the #1 most important thing right now is… This has been said many times before, but I am really disliking that even with me scrupulously logging out of any accounts (and in fact using a different browser) before searching … Continue reading

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Obsolete Technology Blues

A playlist to confuse the future. Spoon – Advance Cassette Notorious B.I.G. – Juicy Nas – N.Y. State of Mind Ghostface Killah ft. Superb – Ghost Deini Les Colocs – Le r√©pondeur The ‘mats – Answering Machine Radiohead – (nice … Continue reading

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A Pox You Say?

“As ever you see but do not observe.” Sherlock to Watson, BBC’s Sherlock Season 2. I started to reply to Zolltan’s comments in this post on Mulcair and the NDP¬†that somehow got sidetracked into a discussion on environmentalism and the … Continue reading

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Parity and Bullshit

This is not to say that parity, or Tyler Dellow’s thoughts on it are bullshit. I just like this song, okay? Over at mc79hockey, Tyler Dellow has thoughts on the growing parity of the NHL – horrible teams are becoming … Continue reading

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John Derbyshire

John Derbyshire wrote a racist article for Taki’s Magazine where he, among other things, suggests whites should avoid Good Samaritan acts toward blacks. National Review Online fired John Derbyshire for having written this article. In the liberal blogosphere, people ask … Continue reading

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