Sunday, March 30, 2008

Poop Monkey

George Clooney recommends:

Monday, March 24, 2008

"Negative Seigniorage"

According to The New Yorker, "Breaking stride to pick up a penny, if it takes more than 6.15 seconds, pays less than the federal minimum wage."

Sunday, March 23, 2008

For Easter

We went to Church. They do brunch now. Good stuff.

Saturday, March 22, 2008

National Magazine Awards

Links to the finalists in each category at HuffPo.

Remember Phonebooks?

Like the Yellow Pages (Let your fingers do the walking)? They say if you interleave the tissue thin pages of two phone books, you can't pull 'em apart again. These guys proved it, with a Ford Thunderbird and a Range Rover Defender. from Slate.

Thursday, March 20, 2008

How the Fed is like FEMA

Off-the-cuff interview with Barry Ritholtz at Esquire.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Finest Political Speech of Our Lifetimes

Barack Obama: "It is not enough to give health care to the sick, or jobs to the jobless, or education to our children.

But it is where we start. It is where our union grows stronger. And as so many generations have come to realize over the course of the two-hundred and twenty one years since a band of patriots signed that document in Philadelphia, that is where the perfection begins."

If this man fails to win the election, it is because this country is full of morons.

Monday, March 17, 2008


Google Sky. But why are there so many blocks with "no imagery available at this level of zoom?"

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Saturday, March 08, 2008

How to Cook Varmints and Vermin

Gourmet Magazine recipes for roast beaver, creamed woodchuck, squirrel in cider, etc, from the 50s and 60s.

Sunday, March 02, 2008

Shameless Plug for an Art Store

Or, Get Rid of Your Posters.