What Does Dexter Reveal About America?

Michael C. Hall discussed the European response to Dexter and how it differs from the American one. …people are fascinated.  And I think in some markets overseas, they’re interested in the show in that it’s an American show, interested in what it might say or might not say about American culture, so that’s an added wrinkle.  It’s funny, when I was in Europe:  people over here will always say, “it’s terrible he’s killing people!” and I’ll say, “But he’s killing… Read more

Weirdo Claiming To Be Bob Dylan Picked Up By Cop And Turned Out To Be Bob Dylan

Hilarious: Let’s say you run into an old man in a hood and sweatpants wandering around your neighborhood all alone in the pouring rain. 24-year-old Buble picked up Dylan in a Long Branch front yard, after the home’s occupants called in a report of a suspicious person. Buble told ABC, “I asked him what his name was and he said, ‘Bob Dylan’. Now, I’ve seen pictures of Bob Dylan from a long time ago and he didn’t look like Bob… Read more

Bertrand Russell In A 1959 Interview

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Chris Jordan’s Cans Seurat

Chris Jordan’s “Can’s Seurat” (2007) is 60×92″ and it “depicts 106,000 aluminum cans, the number used in the US every thirty seconds.” And closer up: And even closer up: Click here for more examples of Chris Jordan’s amazing photographic artwork chronicling American consumerism.  His book Running the Numbers: An American Self-portrait is out in hardcover. Your Thoughts? Read more

Love, Religious Style

Daniel M of Good Reason relays this poignant anecdote: I was on a long car trip with my very Mormon mother. Out of the blue, she said, “So you think it’s okay for gay people to get married, do you?” “Yeah,” I said. “I think it’ll be fine.” Mom said “What if your sons turned out gay? Then what would you say?” “If they turned out gay, I’d say ‘I love you, son, and I want you to be happy… Read more

Anatomy Of A Black Hole

A neat presentation of the nature and workings of black holes. Your Thoughts? Read more

A Link For The Edification Of My Religious Readers

Here you go, guys and gals, a great site about your views. Your Thoughts? Read more

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About God But Were Afraid To Ask

Here’s a terrific page with answers to all the important questions about God. Your Thoughts? Read more

Tells

Some really interesting tips for detecting liars.  A lot of stuff here that I hadn’t thought of before but they’re really intuitive and make you realize the many ways people can clumsily go about trying to deceive.  A few I found particularly worth note: • Timing and duration of emotional gestures and emotions are off a normal pace. The display of emotion is delayed, stays longer it would naturally, then stops suddenly. • A guilty person gets defensive. An innocent… Read more

You Are Not A Beautiful And Unique Snowflake

but you can make beautiful and unique snowflakes by clicking here! Read more

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