Monthly Archives: October 2015

Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: “The Judgment of Paris” by Marcantonio Raimondi, designed by Raphael, ca. 1510-1520, followed by “Luncheon on the Grass” by Édouard Manet, 18-62-1863. Click on the images to enlarge.

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The Camera Loves…

Eddie Pensier writes: …Glynis Johns, Miranda, 1948

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Retro Model Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Related This good Gil Elvgren book by Taschen can be had for under $15.

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To Hell with The Other White Meat

Fenster writes: Food and music are important things, no? When asking people to distill down their musical tastes there is the concept of Desert Island Discs. Where food is concerned there is the concept of the last meal.  .   … Continue reading

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Non-Color at the High Line

Paleo Retiree writes: Because I’m apparently someone who, once I’ve noticed something, can’t help noticing it over and over again, here’s another posting in what I guess is turning into a series about the way our new designers and developers … Continue reading

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Pop Science, Five Ways

Eddie Pensier writes: As should be obvious to regular readers, I’m hardly a scientific type. Music, food, drink, and art are more my speed. But every once in a while my brain drifts briefly to rationality and I enjoy learning … Continue reading

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Ideal Secretary Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes:

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Hillary’s Open Mouth

Paleo Retiree writes: Is there any woman who isn’t a porn star who’s photographed with her mouth wide open more regularly than Hillary Clinton? Related I marveled at how often we’re seeing mouths wide open in photos these days.

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Mostly Naked Lady of the Week: Tessa Fowler

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Playboy’s announcement earlier this week to cease publishing nudes, like all great Aristotelian tragedies, was both surprising and inevitable. Given that we’ve had freely available Internet porn catering to all proclivities for about two decades, it’s surprising the … Continue reading

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Linkage

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Will a free speech case few took note of prove to be the most significant decision of the Supreme Court’s current term? I thought this line was pretty funny: “Robert Post, the dean of Yale Law School and … Continue reading

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