Monthly Archives: July 2016

‘Tis Their Scalps or Ours

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The warrior in the oak had maintained a quick, though ineffectual fire, from the moment of his discovery. But his aim was interrupted by the vigilance of his enemies, whose rifles instantaneously bore on any part … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: A good piece about how globalism is under siege. Jonathan Haidt on how nationalism may be superseding globalism. Zoning turns 100. Is the Collegiate Gothic style in architecture racist? Why, architecturally speaking, are corporate campuses so bad? … Continue reading

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Song Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes:

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Hapa, Live

Paleo Retiree writes: My wife and I recently caught and loved a show by a legendary Hawaiian folk band. “Hapa” means mixed, as in a part-Hawaiian/part-white person. The group Hapa performs traditional Hawaiian music, featuring beautiful melodies, harmonies and values — … Continue reading

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Couldn’t Do It Today

Paleo Retiree writes: Things 2016 Bond could not get away with. Bonus Bond: one of the great moments of onscreen Game:

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Lee Hazlewood and “These Boots Are Made for Walkin'”

Paleo Retiree writes: Today I learned that producer/writer Lee Hazlewood urged Nancy Sinatra to sing “These Boots Are Made For Walkin’” as if she were “a sixteen-year-old girl who fucks truck drivers.” Friends who know Lee Hazlewood’s work better than … Continue reading

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A Historic Night

Blowhard, Esq. writes: To see a woman finally — FINALLY! — break through the Illuminati glass ceiling and become the military-industrial complex’s official stooge must be a real inspiration to all the children back on the Lizard Planet.

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