My friend Julie and her cohorts at LKG Productions are at it again. Their music video (embedded below) is in some kind of “who can get the most views” competition…Read more
I’ve always dug geography and considered myself a map nerd. It seems, however, that one of the charter members of the C&B blogroll has proven me wrong. If I were…Read more
Big news regarding Former Secretary of Labor (and fixture of my “Reliably Pithy” blogroll) Robert Reich: he has a new home on the web courtesy of Tumblr at robertreich.org. Oh,…Read more
The well-loved blogger and political satirist known as Jon Swift has died. Swift, whose real name (as we now know) was Al Weisel, was 46 years old. The news was…Read more
Over at Scholars & Rogues, Rick Herschlag has spun out a post so good it gave me one of those moments of “damn, I wish I’d written that!” What’s the word for that — writeolization? Pen envy?
I want to keep the health insurance I have—which is no health insurance. I was dropped when I had a heart attack. My insurance company called it a preexisting condition, and they were right. Heart attacks have been around a very long time. The important thing is that I treasure my insurance company’s free market right to maximize profits at all moral and ethical costs. I would willingly die defending that right. And now, finally, I may get that chance.