Sunday favorites

“Those born of an illicit union shall not be admitted to the assembly of the Lord. Even to the tenth generation, none of their descendants shall be admitted to the assembly of the Lord.” [Read more...]

The fallen architects of a failing enterprise


Some Saturday morning cartoons, including: The most interesting Reformer in the world, songs about body acceptance, a Very Bad Diner, two ways not to interpret the abominations of Leviticus, and how to move a train with your bare hands. [Read more...]

The tongue of flame is stuttering


Where’d the week go? Some Friday odds and ends, including: Pornographic struggles, three more communities freed from trailer-park feudalism, a 1609 planetarium, Holden Caulfield and the Phonies, a febricant glossary, and more of those stories showing who’s really sticking up for pregnant workers and motherhood. [Read more...]

Waiting for war and the end of the world


“What happens to a man to whom all things seem possible and every course of action open? Nothing of course. Except war. If a man lives in the sphere of the possible and waits for something to happen, what he is waiting for is war — or the end of the world. … In war the possible becomes actual through no doing of one’s own.” [Read more...]

Just when it all seemed better


Some Tuesday morning linkage, including: Horowitz is William Wallace II too; slaves to the law; Scalia still deaf to those shouts from the rooftops; #WarOnWhites a window into two Americas; we need more specialists to walk into bars; a merciful bishop and an unmerciful church. [Read more...]

Out over the gate we saw angels in the garden


A few things for a Monday morning, including: Donald Trump is still horrible; the Trivia Superteam and the book of James; a whole bunch of people who killed Goliath; plus explosive eggnog, live-blogging rehab and rectories of the rich and famous. [Read more...]

Sunday favorites

“Do not remember the former things, or consider the things of old. I am about to do a new thing. …” [Read more...]

Nothing can stop us this time, we’ll mount the word on high


Some links in honor of the great Kalhoun, including: 300 years worth of maintenance; please stop comparing Mexico and Gaza; banks take $30 billion from poor people, keep it; the terror dreams of male gamers and others; plus backwards masking, Dornish vampires and Febreze with Gain. [Read more...]