Monthly Archives: April 2018


Geoffrey Miller, author of the excellent “The Mating Mind,” is an amazingly provocative and smart Tweeter.

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Paleo Retiree writes: A very vivid account of what it’s like to be left with folds of excess skin after losing lots of weight. Why can’t Australia manage to enroll more girls in engineering classes? Some exceptionally informative Sailer: Chinese DNA … Continue reading

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Feels Accurate

When I was a student in France — a long, long time ago — I was amazed at how much time the French spent à table. Then, when I returned to the States, I was amazed by how prone Americans … Continue reading

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Naked Lady of the Week: Sara St. James

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: A blonde California girl with robust eyebrows and consumer-ready features, Sara St. James was the perfect nude model for the ’90s, the decade in which Sharon Stone finally clawed her way to super-stardom. Is it her … Continue reading

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The Emperor Has White Paint

Blowhard, Esq. writes: A few months ago, when I was at the Whitney museum, I was confronted by this masterpiece: But maybe there’s something really deep going on in this work that I just don’t understand. Do you find this … Continue reading

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Naked Lady of the Week: Stoya

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Stoya, aka Jessica Stoyadinovich, is pretty famous. I probably should know more about her. Mostly I know that she is (or was?) a big figure in alt-porn, and that she starred in one of the great … Continue reading

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Quote Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: People of experience maintain that it is very sensible to start from a principle. I grant them that and start with the principle that all men are boring. — Kierkegaard, Either/Or

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