Monthly Archives: July 2015

(Semi) Naked Ladies of the Week: Girls of Zishy

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I don’t know about you, but I like looking at real (if beautiful) girls; Photoshopped-smooth simulacrums of pulchritude aren’t what get me going. Internet nudity used to offer a ton of funky naturalness — it’s what … Continue reading

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Crap Space 1

Paleo Retiree writes: For no doubt perverse and disgraceful reasons I enjoy snapping photos of architectural goofs. One of the mistakes I’m most drawn to noticing and documenting is what I think of as “crap space” — pockets of in-betweenness (or out-in-frontness, … Continue reading

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Roller Girls, ’30s-Style

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

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Blowhard, Esq. writes: Nearly every paragraph of this John McWhorter essay on Antiracism, the prevailing American faith, is quotable. Alex Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals thinks the criminal justice system is tilted in favor of prosecutors and the … Continue reading

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Architecture Du Jour: The Morgan Library & Museum

Blowhard, Esq. writes: This past weekend I made it over to the Morgan Library & Museum to check out complex and a few of the current exhibitions. When I turned off 37th onto Madison Avenue, I was struck by one of … Continue reading

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Notes on “Let’s Go Native”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Like many early talkies, the 1930 “Let’s Go Native” is so effortlessly weird it serves as proof an innate American tendency toward surrealism. Jeanette MacDonald — still in her lingerie-naughty, pre-MGM phase — plays a Broadway … Continue reading

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Naked Lady of the Week: Marina Visconti

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Although she has a name fit for an Italian aristocrat, Marina Visconti hails from Russia, that magical land of light-eyed, dark-haired beauties. Are nude models and porn stars Russia’s #1 export to America? (Am I unintentionally revealing too … Continue reading

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Summer Drinks 1: Cold-brewed Coffee

Paleo Retiree writes: Cold-brewed coffee — often referred to by fans, stores and baristas simply as “cold brew” — seems to be everywhere these days. It’s certainly gaining rapidly in popularity. It’s featured at most upscale coffee bars and cafes, at least … Continue reading

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Carcassonne for Android

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I decided to take a dormant Nexus 7 and turn it into a casual gaming machine. I haven’t been too impressed with the offerings in the Google Play store, but one game I’ve quickly become addicted to is … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: Steve Sailer wonders what’s become of the world of college debating competitions. Why does hula-hoopin’ YouTube sweetheart Katie Sunshine feel she has to perform in Haiti?  An oral history of “Deliverance,” book and movie. A lot of fat kids today … Continue reading

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