FOR THOSE FOLLOWING THE SAGA of my sickness, I'm better now. Upcoming posts (maybe tonight, probably Monday): another bushel of comics reviews, more story, more stuff about formation of sexual identity. On Monday, assuming all goes as planned, I'll also tell you if anything fun happened at the Small Press Expo! … [Read more...]

LATHER DAY SAINTS: Search requests that have brought people to my blog. In rough order from least funny to funniest:"the church of jesus christ of lather day saints email addresses in america" "bikini toga" "naked on a rollercoaster" "totality raunchy s**t" "tragedy twisted metaphysics" "objectivism x-men" "when shorthand IM makes you look stupid" (answer: pretty much all the time) "forklift icon font" "inflatable shark popped" "Who admitted stealing a copy of his girlfriend's autobiography … [Read more...]

AND THAT'S WHERE THE TROUBLE BEGINS: Tomorrow's excerpt from "What You Can Do for Your Country." … [Read more...]

BETHESDA, ANGEL: Schedule for the Small Press Expo. I'll be there. … [Read more...]

"WHAT YOU CAN DO FOR YOUR COUNTRY": My next fiction project. The first installment is here. These installments will be shorter than for "Judica me Deus (Judge Me, O God)," and there will be more of them, so I will try to post at least twice a week. This is a harsh little story, although the first segment is gentle. All criticism welcomed. … [Read more...]

The Piccadilly palare was just silly slang between me and the blogs in my watch...The Agitator: PATRIOT is only the tip of the iceberg. End of post gets a bit histrionic (due process is "dead") but basic point is right on.L. Solum: Big analysis of Miguel Estrada's withdrawal from the judicial nominations process. Worth your time, though I am not sure whether/how much Professor Solum and I agree about the principles--I want to a) distinguish between "political ideology" (I prefer "political … [Read more...]

CATHOLIC TALKS SERIES HERE IN D.C. Some of these sound totally fascinating. The whole "dress code" bit is somewhat odd, but hey, at least the talks are free. I'm most likely to turn up at the movies one, and maybe the Hauerwas and architecture ones. Have heard many good things about Ralph McInerney but tomorrow is a bad day for me to go gadding about listening to lectures.You are cordially invited to the Cardinal Newman Lecture Series 2003-2004 sponsored by the Institute of Psychological … [Read more...]