Category Archives: Linkathons


Blowhard, Esq. writes: Why are progressives abandoning due process? A Nobel judge thinks writing programs are killing Western literature. Shorter New Yorker: “Oh dear, what if this accessible and fun book leads kids to more accessible and fun books instead of … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: They’re taking over. Is the U.S.’s public-health field more concerned with public health or “social justice”? N.Y.C., R.I.P. Yet the food and drink in New York has never been better. Was legendary French thinker/shrink Jacques Lacan an asshole? … Continue reading

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Linkage (Chocolate Edition)

Eddie Pensier writes: One unexpected consequence of the Ebola outbreaks in West Africa: cacao prices are skyrocketing. There’s an entire chocolate-themed hotel in the UK. Friend-of-blog Bruce Hill taste-tests chocolate made from South Pacific origin beans, on Radio Australia’s Pacific … Continue reading

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Blowhard, Esq. writes: Michael Lewis says the “Ray Rice video of the financial sector has arrived.” Eric Holder’s legacy of duplicity, incompetence, and obliviousness. BoingBoing reminds us that he pioneered the Too Big To Jail doctrine. Fifty percent of Americans think … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: Slumlord picks a nit with Theodore Dalrymple. Lloyd rediscovers the original-cast LP recording of “My Fair Lady.” Were humans happier in the Stone Age? FWIW, I take this kind of question pretty seriously. Civilization can be a lot … Continue reading

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Blowhard, Esq. writes: I can’t say I’m a fan of Rachel Ray, but this is probably the dumbest thing I’ve read in the past year. He writes, “LISTEN WHITEY. YOU DON’T JUST GO AROUND BRINGING HOME PARTS OF OTHER PPL’S CULTURES … Continue reading

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Blowhard, Esq. writes: Blood Boil Du Jour: since 9/11, police have seized billions from motorists without a single warrant, indictment, or trial. Nanny State Update. Key quote: <<Some say it is all but impossible to make compliant raw-milk cheese consistently, and … Continue reading

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