Archive for the 'Excellent' Category

Steve H. on virginity

Thursday, November 10th, 2005

Read. It. Now.

Ladies and Gents, take my advice, pull down your pants, and slide on the Ice

Thursday, October 13th, 2005

On a certain website that shall remain nameless (cough aceofspades cough) I was accused of being Steve H’s “parrot.” Actually, that’s not true: if there is anyone I would wish to imitate all day long until you want to throw a blanket over my cage it is the great Florence King, but I am at […]

Why I haven’t completely written off Canadians

Monday, September 26th, 2005

This is why.
On a side note, though I casually accepted the common (un)wisdom that the girl in the famous photo had been burned by bad old American napalm, I never could get too worked up about it. Part of it was a certain hard shell I built up as a result of a lifetime of […]

Shock and Awe

Tuesday, September 20th, 2005

I have a new hero. The reporter must still be staggering around in shock. “But– but they are supposed to fear the press!” Teehee.
(Via Overtaken by Events.)

The Premature Burial

Sunday, September 11th, 2005

Bill Quick at Daily Pundit injects some common sense into the current despairing cries about how New Orleans is “destroyed.” New Orleans will come back just fine. So will all the other cities on the Gulf that were not just dampened, but smashed flat by Hurricane Katrina. The only things that have been “destroyed” in […]

Pour me another hurricane

Sunday, September 11th, 2005

I just wanted to note that Jeff Goldstein’s Protein Wisdom has become an indispensible site for anti-FEMA hysteria myth-busting. I don’t know how he does it — just typing the little bit I have on the whole Katrina matter has exhausted me and ruined my lower back. (Or maybe it’s just that I need to […]

New Orleans before and after

Saturday, September 10th, 2005

An excellent photo essay on the city before and after Hurricane Katrina by a resident of New Orleans. I’m surprised I recognized so many of the streets from my one short trip several years ago.
(Via Ace of Spades HQ.)

Pick up sticks

Saturday, September 10th, 2005

Here’s an amazing account of one man’s mission to help Katrina survivors.
(Via Kim du Toit.)


Tuesday, September 6th, 2005

This is why.
There’s really nothing more to be said.

Hurricane preparedness

Tuesday, September 6th, 2005

Florida style.