Monthly Archives: October 2010

Friday Night Videos

I tried hard to have a father But instead I had a dad… UPDATE:  Friday comes before Saturday.  I knew that.

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Beisbol Been Berry Berry Good to Me

The San Francisco baseball Giants are about to play the formidable Philadelphia Phillies for the championship of the National League.  I am a Giants fan.  This has caused me some not inconsiderable consternation, if not downright despair, in the past, … Continue reading

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You Fucked It Up, cont’d.

Following up on my post from yesterday, I noticed that Digby at Hullabaloo posted a great answer to the rhetorical question, “Why the fuck aren’t any of those motherfuckers in jail?” So I’m listening to Andrea Mitchell and Jim Cramer … Continue reading

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Posted in Eat the Rich, Invisible Hand-Job, Masters of the Universe On Crack, Megan McArdle is Always Wrong | 5 Comments

You Fucked It Up

Worries over fast-tracked foreclosures send bank stocks plummeting Stocks of major banks declined sharply Thursday amid concern that widespread corner-cutting in the foreclosure process could saddle the financial system with a costly and paralyzing mess. The sell-off was one of … Continue reading

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Posted in Eat the Rich, Invisible Hand-Job, It's the Stupid Economy, You Assholes, Masters of the Universe On Crack | 3 Comments

Now, gods, stand up for stealth bastards!*

I want to piggyback on molly’s adoption posts and write about my own experience as a Stealth Bastard. What, you are probably asking, is a Stealth Bastard?  Well, to get straight to the point:  I was conceived as a result … Continue reading

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The Unbearable Wrongness of Being McMegan

Earlier I posted a link to an excerpt in the Wall Street Journal from a new book by Steven Johnson, called “Where Good Ideas Come From:  The Natural History of Innovation.”  A very fascinating piece overall, but the part that … Continue reading

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Atlas Juggs Hits the Big Time

I’ve been reading about crazy person Pam Geller of Atlas Shrugs for several years, courtesy of the gang at Sadly, No! and Roy Edroso of Alicublog, among others.  But Mad Pam had always been on the fringes of the right-wing … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Bad Blogger

Yes, I have been a very, very bad blogger.  Posting has been way too light of late, and I have no excuses, really.  It’s not like there haven’t been things to blog about:  there’s New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s short-sighted … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Videos

Richard Thompson has some fun with a Britney Spears song, proving once again that a great artist can turn even absolute dreck into something approximating art.

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Waiting for the End of the World

My son and I went to the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival in San Francisco over the weekend.  If you’re not familiar with it, it’s an incredible three-day event put on by an enlightened billionaire named Warren Hellman, featuring a diverse … Continue reading

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