Entries by Anne Laurie

Open Thread: Trash-Talking Rage Monkeys

Jim Newell at Gawker alerts us to Reagan-idolator Peggy Noonan’s fears of an internet planet: In today’s comical jumble of foggy Victorian wrist spasms, “Youth Has Outlived Its Usefulness,” Noonan lashes out at Earth’s toddler authority figures and their petty, corrosive effects on discourse. They are incompetent, pre-pubescent. Why do these middle-aged men have no […]

Early Morning Open Thread

Can’t remember which commentor first linked to this, but if you’re reading this, thanks again: __ __ In a far less salubrious vein, I poach one of DougJ’s favorite deceased equines. Bobo Effin’ Brooks pinches out a column “rebuking” (i.e., salaciously rubbernecking) the Evil Modern Celebrity Narcissist: … And the sad fact is that Gibson […]

Open Thread: Thursday Night Menu

Take it away, TaMara… Tonight we have a guest menu from my friend Alton Gunn, who had provided us with several good recipes. It’s delicious, I’ve been lucky enough to have it several times (good are the friends who feed you). And can I just say: TEQUILA! On the board tonight: __ 1. Carne en […]