Monthly Archives: November 2007

Reasons I’m A Moron #348

A couple of days ago, my officemate, Karen, introduced me to a totally addictive web-game. It’s called “Free Rice,” and it’s basically a vocabulary game, but the kicker is that for every word you correctly identify the website will donate ten grains of rice to the United Nations to help world poverty. Ten grains ain’t […]

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Entropic Media

I’m a big fan of the ongoing writers’ strike. First off, it’s entertaining to see Elaine in the picket line, wearing a crappy pair of sweats and a sucking on a bottle of water. I also love the notion of Jay Leno delivering donuts to the strikers on his big, stupid Harley, like some kind […]

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I like to think of myself as an intelligent person. I read a lot. I pride myself on being politically and socially conscious. I use big words, and over fifty percent of the time I know what they mean. But sometimes I do something so damn dumb that I wonder if evolution is trying to […]

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Relating The Ways Of The Intolerant To My Readers

Just as a short preface to this post, I think I should mention that I’ve edited and rewritten part of this several times since I first mentioned the topic. First off, I’ve been busy, and I simply haven’t had the motivation nor the mental strength to post. Secondly, at Halloween a reader of this blog, […]

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Preparing Soapbox

I’ve received several indigent e-mail forwards about the new film “The Golden Compass,” each of which call for a boycott of the film. I’ve never read the books on which the film is based, but apparently the author, Philip Pullman, is an atheist, and an atheistic ideology informs the plot of the books. Incidentally, the […]

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Remember, remember the Fifth of November, The Gunpowder Treason and Plot, I know of no reason Why Gunpowder Treason Should ever be forgot. Guy Fawkes, Guy Fawkes, t’was his intent To blow up King and Parliament. Three-score barrels of powder below To prove old England’s overthrow; By God’s providence he was catch’d With a dark […]

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