Comparing Calvinball — a game wherein the permanent rule is that you may not play the Calvinball the same way twice and the primary rule is that the rules are subject to be changed, amended, or deleted by any player(s) involved — to contemporary politics has become something of a tradition at Balloon Juice. Calvinball […]
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For years now, I’ve had a running argument with my sister about Slate. She likes the stuff about advertisements and manners (Dear Ad Watch Guy and Dear Prudence, or whatever the hell they call those features) and feels that redeems Hitch, Kaus, and the occasional foray into white supremacism. But my gripe with Slate isn’t […]
One amusing byproduct of the financial meltdown will be endless stories of the pathetic and tasteless ways in which various crooks spent their ill-begotten gains. You may have already heard of Bernie Madoff’s attempt to mail his family a million dollars in jewels yesterday. Here’s another that happened a little while ago: a financial rep […]
Yes, I’m the new poster John alluded to earlier. I’d like to thank the Lord Jesus Christ. Without Him, none of this is possible.