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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Naked Lady of the Week: Zuzana Zeleznovova

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Zuzana, who is Czech, has had a long career in the biz — some 15 years according to some reports. She can pull off “sweet,” “sultry,” and “contemptuous” with about equal levels of success. Discussion and … Continue reading

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Chappaquiddick and PR

Fenster writes: Speaking of Chappaquiddick, as we are all about to do– Here is a Boston Globe interview with Ted Kennedy on the subject of Chappaquiddick.  It ran in July 1979–the tenth anniversary of the event. The summer of 1979 … Continue reading

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Where is the Glamour of Romance?

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: One word as to the fate of the London pterodactyl. Nothing can be said to be certain upon this point. There is the evidence of two frightened women that it perched upon the roof of the … Continue reading

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