I KNOW A SONG THAT GETS ON EVERYBODY'S NERVES: I don't know why this happened. It just did. (There are already at least two verses reserved for the oral tradition.) Tune is, of course, Right Said Fred.I'm too meta for my books, Too meta for my books, More meta than I look. I'm too meta for my theory, Too meta for my theory, So meta it's eerie. I'm too meta for this song, Too meta for this song, So meta, it's just wrong. I'm too meta for my age, Too meta for my age, More meta than John … [Read more...]


Darling, it seems that you belong in Gone with the Wind; the proper place for a romantic. You belong in a tumultous world of changes and opportunities, where your independence paves the road for your survival. It is trying being both a cynic and a dreamer, no?Which classic novel do you belong in? (The questions are above average.)Also Tepper's fault. … [Read more...]


YOU'RE INCREDIBLY JEWISH! Either you're a full-fledged Jew or you're one lucky Christian.How Jewish are you?Via Tepper. … [Read more...]


My life is like unto a blogwatch store...Old Oligarch: On "The Passion." "It has become a welcome desert in my heart." Some interesting observations on the audience, as well.Sursum Corda: Very nice post on family and discipleship, on Saint Joseph's feast day.I'm adding Get Religion to the blogroll. It's about mainstream media coverage of religion, especially Christianity.Nina Shea (of the excellent religious-freedom advocacy group Freedom House) on the interim Iraqi constitution. … [Read more...]


WASH. MAN PLEADS IN CAMBODIA SEX CASE: The first person prosecuted under a law protecting children overseas from sex crimes by U.S. citizens has pleaded guilty to having sexual contact with boys in Cambodia, the U.S. attorney's office said.[clipped]linkVia How Appealing. … [Read more...]


"I love my enemies because you are one of them." --Ibn Zaidun … [Read more...]


IN CASE YOU'RE WONDERING, I've been sickish and slothy. Failing to work up enthusiasm for interaction with others; instead, turtling and sleeping a lot. Hoping it's over now, as fever and sore throat seem to be retreating. … [Read more...]