Monthly Archives: July 2005

A Mental Challenge

The other day I came up with a challenge to myself that I haven’t succeeded at yet (to my satisfaction), so I’m throwing it out here for you folks to take a crack at. Here’s the challenge: Find the longest … Continue reading

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T is for Thiels

The reason I’ve been away for a few days is because we had visitors! Dave and Vicky drove their new Prius across miles of Pennsylvania for a few days in hot, sticky New England. On Saturday we took them around … Continue reading

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Compilation Demonstration

It’s getting to be mix CD time again. (You can see previous editions here.) I’ve been harvesting new and new-ish (to me, at least) tracks and I’ve narrowed it down to, er, 65 contenders. Note that two CDs, my usual … Continue reading

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More Bloggaz join the party: Crisis/Boring Change: Chris is kickin’ it in Batman’s state, down in South Jersey. When people ask me “Why did you put Batman in New Jersey?” I say, “Hey man, that’s where DC says Gotham is.” … Continue reading

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All hail the new consortium of comics and related geekery bloggers based in the Eastern Time Zone! Don’t be fooled by imitations! This is the ORIGINAL vague notion of some kind of coalition based solely on the chances of geography … Continue reading

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Saint Karl

Any comments of mine would only diminish the effect, so here’s the entire Wall Street Journal editorial: Karl Rove, Whistleblower He told the truth about Joe Wilson. Wednesday, July 13, 2005 12:01 a.m. EDT Democrats and most of the Beltway … Continue reading

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Plame: the Messenger

I was at a party a few weeks ago. And at that party, I had a conversation like this: Person: “The thing with Clinton is, I don’t care what you do, but don’t lie to me about it.” Me: “But … Continue reading

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What’s sadder than a new comics day with only one book in for me (last week)? A new comics day with zero books in for me (this week)! It’s like clown whose ice cream just fell out of the cone … Continue reading

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