Category Archives: Demographics

And the Wasps?

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: He had spoken in the little room near the Courts where the pleaders waited for clients; clients, waiting for pleaders, sat in the dust outside. These had not received a card from Mr. Turton. And there … Continue reading

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Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: Roger Scruton’s list of what conservatives believe wouldn’t go over well with many American Republicans, I suspect. More. Fred Reed recalls a less-regulated America. I grew up under not-very-different circumstances. Scott Chaffin submits to a brain MRI. … Continue reading

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To Him Who Meets Eighteen, They Seem Enemies Enough

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Each one singly is called man;  ‘t is twain if they are two;  three are a thorp;  four are a group;  a band is five men; if there are six, it is a squad;  seven complete … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin': The Future Is Now

Sax von Stroheim writes: (With apologies to Fabrizio for appropriating his “Juxtaposin’” tag…)

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Quote Du Jour

Sax von Stroheim writes: Caesar, when informed of these matters, fearing the fickle disposition of the Gauls, who are easily prompted to take up resolutions, and much addicted to change, considered that nothing was to be entrusted to them; for … Continue reading

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“The Middle of the World”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Alain Tanner’s “The Middle of the World,” released in 1974, is a movie about cultures clashing in the most subtle of ways. Maybe it’s more appropriate to say it’s about cultures slipping past each other in the … Continue reading

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Knockout Game Roundup

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Last week The New York Times ran a story on “knockout game.” As Chuck Ross at Gucci Little Piggy pointed out, the piece cleverly shifted focus away from the effects of the punching attacks onto a debate about … Continue reading

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