Monthly Archives: June 2016

A Commenter Responds to Obadiah

Fenster writes: Commenter Tom Trueman has responded to Obadiah Plainman’s recent guest appearance here.  While you may view Mr. Trueman’s note in the comments section to Mr. Plainman’s post, it is worth a careful read and is therefore reprinted here … Continue reading

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A Guest Blogger Writes on Brexit

Fenster writes: One Obadiah Plainman, who, being of the LOWER ORDERS, hath not access to a blogging platform, a most unenviable state in the current times.  He is however a close acquaintance of MR. FENSTER, who as is well known … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin’: Rock ‘n Roll

Blowhard, Esq. writes:

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Book Notes: “God Save the Mark” by Donald Westlake

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I enjoyed this Westlake, winner of the Edgar Award for best novel in 1968. Fred Fitch, a gullible sad sack, inherits $300,000 from his con man uncle and soon discovers that someone is willing to kill him to … Continue reading

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A Hypothetical Case Study

Fenster writes: An interesting hypothetical case study. Direct democracy does not scale up well and tyranny is unacceptable so country X has been established as a republic.  As a republic, it relies on elites to run things, with the elites … Continue reading

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Naked Lady of the Week: Demi Moore

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Is Demi Moore the biggest actress to pose for full-on beaver shots in the years before she became famous? Bardot seems to have posed for some (though I suspect they were not intended for publication). I … Continue reading

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The Album Covers of Les Baxter and Martin Denny

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Sophisticated women with primitive passions. Or primitive women with sophisticated passions. Either way, what more do you need?

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