Archive for May 18th, 2010

But you know, credit where it’s due. I can see why we call you one of the good ones, Reihan: Yet over the subsequent seasons, culminating in the brilliant TV movie Is It College Yet?, Daria became something different. Rather than worship its all-knowing alternateen protagonists, the series humbled them, persuading them to let their guard down, […]


Re-posted from Ash’s Facebook. I say somewhere because I’m not sure if they are in NYC or the UK now. I don’t know if there’s a band in the last 30 years that’s better understood the concept of summer:


Judge Shea concluded that “[w]hen it comes to attacking humans, grizzlies are equal opportunity maulers; attacking without regard to race, creed, ethnicity, or marijuana usage.” H/T Sullivan


The S Worked

18May10

I’m watching Ed Rendell on Rachel Maddow right now, and he said something that should be the Democratic message of 2010 THE STIMULUS WORKED Does it remind you of another kinda dubious claim that has since become conventional wisdom? Perhaps this Google query, totaling over 6 million hits will ring a bell?


ELH’s comment, re-posted: As a journalist, let me say that I hope that the stories told by preachers and writers/journalists (and even Malcolm Gladwell, whatever it is that he is, exactly) are very, very different things. As a Jew married to a Jewish atheist, let me say: Sheesh. I’m sure that many Hindus, Muslims, Seventh […]