Monthly Archives: March 2016


Paleo Retiree writes: About those bonobos … Women in combat? Great! But there seems to be one small problem … Cool project. Finally, a political cause I can get behind. What to make of the cult of work? Is it possible … Continue reading

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Robert Stark And I Have a Yak

Paleo Retiree writes: Robert Stark interviews yours truly. Given that I spent much of my professional life interviewing other people, I found it a little bewildering to be answering questions instead of asking them. But Robert’s an interesting guy and we … Continue reading

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Tim Ferriss on (dot dot dot) Seneca

Fenster writes: Over at a related Facebook page the question of podcasts was being tossed around and the name Tim Ferriss came up.  Now Fenster he is at the point where he has to work hard to avoid knowing about … Continue reading

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Architecture and Color

Paleo Retiree writes:

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Arnold Arboretum Early Spring

Fenster writes: I thought the idea of Central Park with 100 foot glass walls was nuts but heck I suppose if you left the park intact it might not be so bad.  Let the condo owners with the blocked views deal … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Kate Upton doesn’t want to be left out:

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Naked Lady of the Week: Katerina Hartlova

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Another NLOTW, another busty Czech girl. I’m sure one day I’ll get tired of girls like Ms. Hartlova and her Eastern European cousins in the Ukraine. But that day is not today. Nudity below and hardcore at the … Continue reading

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Notes on Recent Movies

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: If you’re like me, you don’t get around to seeing “the year’s best movies” until several months into the subsequent year. In case you’re wondering (and I doubt you are), of the 2015 releases that I’ve … Continue reading

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One Cheer for Multiculturalism, con’t.

Fenster writes: As Fenster wrote at 2Blowhards over 11 years ago now: Words mean different things in different cultural contexts. Christianity means something different to an elderly Anglican than it does to a recently converted tribesman. The same is true, … Continue reading

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Three Links

Fenster writes: Several examples of talking about the weather but really talking about something else, too. 1      On the academic freedom front, a glimmer of reason and from a somewhat unexpected source.  The American Association of University Professors … Continue reading

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