Friday, February 29, 2008

Friday Happy Hour

Harpoon, right here in Boston, has free tastings. Go my children, go.

McCain Courts the Anti-Catholic Vote

McCain spent most of the week courting John Hagee and the rest of the week gloating of his endorsement. Greenwald at Salon has video of Hagee explaining how Hitler was the perfection of the Catholic apostasy. The Catholic League response here.

Monday, February 25, 2008

The Original Infinity Pool

Rock pools at the beaches in Sydney, Australia. Sounds like a dream vacation to us.

Saturday, February 23, 2008

Friday, February 22, 2008

Tina Fey Update

TF will host SNL this week to celebrate the end of the WGA strike. Awesome.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Vintage TV Station Signoffs We're old enough to remember the Star Spangled Banner at TV station sign-on before early morning cartoons. from BoingBoing.

The History of Evil

via Slate V.

Monday, February 18, 2008

Remember When Lindsay Lohan Was Hot?

Homage to Marilyn Monroe in NY Mag. nsfw.

Saturday, February 16, 2008

Wine on the Web

Vinography (blog)

OpenBottles (log wines you've liked)

Boston Wine Buzz (blog)

In Vino Veritas (blog)

Any wine sites you like? Add links in the comments.

Rilly, Rilly Expensive Wine

1947 Chateau Cheval Blanc reviewed at

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Handmade Bonbons

Made in a converted diner.

Sunday, February 10, 2008


So infectious, it's already been parodied on The Simpsons. We love the soundtrack, by Carly Comando. Just beautiful.

Friday, February 08, 2008

Singles Night at the Opera

Not exactly, but close--the way they scheduled it right before Valentine's makes it less a singles event this time. Soiree with the Boston Lyric Opera.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Yes We Can Like TS said to me, "Just watch it."

Imbibe Magazine

Or, for cheap-0s like us, Imbibe Unfiltered. Watch for us to mine their blogroll for a return of Friday Happy Hour.

Mark Bittman Blogs

The Gray Lady continues attempts to be cool: Bitten. (Soon will be nothing more than a blog aggregator. Hmmm...)

Monday, February 04, 2008

US (Junk) Bonds

In a follow-up to an earlier post about Bush's fiscal policy, the WSJ (in one of their rare free articles) projects that the Bush legacy may be exactly what you'd expect from the first MBA-in-chief: Moody's may soon downgrade US bond status from triple-A to whatever junk bonds are called.