Month: April 2011

I can’t decide…

whether Alan Greenspan deserves internet immortality more for referring to a hypothetically invisible entity as “unredeemably opaque” or for the phrase which spawned this epic Crooked Timber thread. I await the inevitable memetic offspring.

Doonesbury and The Donald

I do like the way Doonesbury illustrator GBTrudeau captures something about various public figures; remember George W as a floating asterisk?

Here is Trudeau’s take on Donald Trump:

Otterday! And Open Thread.

Otterday comes early this weekend, because of the public holiday! (But not tooo early, on account of *zzzzzzzzzzzzzz*.)

Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires.

Today in essentialist claptrap

Sample headlines:
*Career women enjoy doing household work
* Housework not a dirty word
* Majority of Working Women Like to Perform Household Tasks
* Working Aussie women refusing to share workload at home
* Some career women still enjoy doing household chores


I’m in a tinkering mood rather than a writing mood today. Also: Segue Time! Thank you, internets.