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Whom Shall You Telegram?

Steampunk Ghostbusters homage…

h/t: BoingBoing

Mr. Rooney’s Day Off

He’s an unrighteous dude.

“Ferris Bueller” actor Jeffrey Jones was charged Wednesday with failing to update his sex offender registration status, authorities said.

Jones, 63, failed to update his information with California officials after his birthday in September, Los Angeles county district attorney spokeswoman Sandi Gibbons said.

Jail records show he was arrested […]

Shock Threatment

Lawrence? Lawrence what? Lawrence of Arabia? That name sounds like royality, are you royalty?

H/T BlackFive

Slippery Slopes, Unintended Consequences, etc.

Cracked has done it again… in my ever expanding — and quixotic — crusade to get State legislatures and Congress and executive agencies to slash and burn law codes… yeah its bad for lawyers, but what’s bad for lawyers is usually good for liberty, so I’m willing to take one for the team. Anyway… Cracked […]

Hitchens has cancer

I have been advised by my physician that I must undergo a course of chemotherapy on my esophagus. This advice seems persuasive to me. I regret having had to cancel so many engagements at such short notice.

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?!

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Sweet! Dude, what’s mine say?

The hypocrisy of Journolist

As Dave Weigel licks his wounds while starting new gigs at MSNBC and The Huffington Post (apparently showing yourself as a partisan employed as an objective journalist is good for your career, as long as you are the right type of partisan), James Taranto pointed out some of the problems in Weigel’s Journolist postings and […]

We Are Not Worthy!

I try to avoid linking to Steyn because everything the guy writes is more brilliant than anything anyone else is writing.  After awhile, the brilliance becomes mundane, but…

  Loony ‘troon   [Mark Steyn]

Readers may recall Ann Coulter’s visit to the University of Ottawa a couple of months back. The Provost, François Houle, had […]

Classic Pick O’ the Day: July 1

The Heiress (1949) A plain young woman’s money makes her prey to fortune hunters. Cast: Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson, Miriam Hopkins Dir: William Wyler BW-115 mins, TV-PG. 6:00 PM EDT. TCM

Great and unappreciated William Wyler film here. Everyone, especially de Havilland is in top form here — an old story […]