Monthly Archives: October 2014

Naked Lady of the Week: RedHotSillyFecker

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Sometimes it’s nice to have exotic beauties photographed in far-flung locales using the latest hi-def equipment and other times all you need is the girl next door in her bedroom with an iPhone. Like TheDiggityDank, Irish cutie RedHotSillyFecker … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Source. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Who Needs Architects?

Blowhard, Esq. writes: A few weeks ago, inspired by the book Buildings Without Architects, I put together a number posts about vernacular architecture. That book was no doubt inspired by another, Bernard Rudofsky’s Architecture Without Architects. Have any of you read it? I … Continue reading

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Food-and-Eating Smackdown: Bobby Flay’s Gato vs. Madison Square Eats

Paleo Retiree writes: In one corner: Gato, located in NYC’s NoHo, and the latest creation of celebrity chef Bobby Flay. The Question Lady and I have been eating Flay’s food since the days of his pre-Food Network restaurant Miracle Grill. We … Continue reading

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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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Pulp Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: A book published by the excellent Hard Case Crime, art by Ron Lesser. Author Lester Dent was also the inventor of the Master Pulp Fiction Plot.

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“The Human Scale” (2012)

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I thought this documentary, an introduction to the theory and work of Danish urbanist Jan Gehl, was OK. Gehl’s thesis, which hardly seems remarkable but goes to show the state we’re in, is that public spaces are more … Continue reading

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Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Le Château Frontenac, Quebec, designed by Bruce Price. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Showtune Saturday: “Der Guten Tag Hop-Clop”

Eddie Pensier writes: I will confess to not being a Will Ferrell fan at all (with the exception of his turn as Bob Woodward in Andrew Fleming’s very underrated Dick) but if anyone could harness the manic lunacy of Kenneth … Continue reading

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Naked Lady of the Week: Tracy Ryan

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The pride of Cedar Falls, Iowa, Tracy Ryan, who sometimes goes by Tracy Smith or Avalon, is about the most modelish-looking sex star I can think of. Or maybe “modelish” isn’t exactly right — her hawt-yet-wholesome looks suggest … Continue reading

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