Category Archives: Personal reflections

Vintage Photos Du Jour

Eddie Pensier writes: Papa Pensier (squinting little boy) and family. Lisbon, Portugal c.1935 Mama Pensier (squealing baby) and family. Buenos Aires, Argentina, c.1936. Related More cool old photos of my parents and grandparents.

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A Personal Note

Paleo Retiree writes: I left a mini-memoir-ish comment on a Steve Sailer blogpost about the English writer Julie Burchill and her ex-husband Cosmo Landesman that a few might find interesting. Here it is: A general question that’s come up a … Continue reading

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Questions Du Jour

Eddie Pensier writes: I spotted this on the shelf at a local bookstore. I’m putting the photos below a page break because I suppose they might be considered NSFW, even though the subject in question was out in the open at … Continue reading

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Docs About Movies 4: “Side By Side”

Paleo Retiree writes: Another in my series of looks at good documentaries-about-movies, a movie genre in its own right and one that strikes me as particularly healthy. Previous installments in this series are here, here and here. Today … Side by … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo Du Jour

Eddie Pensier writes: Grandma and Grandpa Pensier getting married, early 1930s. Related More cool old photos of my ancestors.

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Eyesore Du Jour: National Museum of Australia

Eddie Pensier writes: Last weekend, frequent UR commenter Tex and I decided to hit two iconic Canberra museums: The National Museum of Australia and the National Gallery of Australia. The latter is a traditional museum, with paintings and sculptures and … Continue reading

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Blog Milestone

Blowhard, Esq. writes: We have officially passed half a million views. Thank you to all the Internet bots who made this possible. Sasha Grey would like to thank our human readers.

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