Monthly Archives: January 2014

Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq.¬†writes: Utagawa Kuniyoshi, “Battlefield Carnage,” c. 1840s

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Movie Still Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq.¬†writes: Jean Harlow in Charles Brabin’s THE BEAST OF THE CITY Click on the image to enlarge.

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Jeepney Redux

Paleo Retiree writes: Back here I raved about Jeepney, a funky-chic Filipino restaurant in NYC’s East Village. Fun to see that Vice magazine has also discovered the pleasures of Jeepney: I’m patting myself on the back for having visited several … Continue reading

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A Photo 4 the Day

Fenster writes: From my father’s old slides–sky over central Massachusetts, 1950s.

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Pop Culture Stat o’ the Day

Glynn Marshes writes: As of this minute, Miley Cyrus official (Vevo) Youtube video for her song “Wrecking Ball:” 1,977,185 “likes” — but — 965,637 “dislikes” Awful lot of hatin’ for a song that charted as well as that one did.

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Should Bankers Be Trusted to Create Money?

Paleo Retiree writes: UK-specific but a nice intro to the Monetary Reform point of view on our current financial travails. Related I wrote some postings — here, here and here — about my own attempts to make sense of the … Continue reading

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Question Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: More here. Click on the image to, er, enlarge.

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