Archives for: December 2008

Open Commentary

December 16th, 2008
Okay, I've turned on free no-approval comments for this blog. I'll change that if blogspam starts to show up. more »

Fried Chicken and Cucumbers

December 15th, 2008
So, I was reading Brad DeLong's blog, and he links to Matthew Yglesias, who links to Ta-Nehisi Coates, who says that white people eat cucumber sandwiches. Which is fine. I keep hoping for a world where we can bring up racial stereotypes and all have… more »

Hyperinflation

December 10th, 2008
It's on a website called "humorland", but there's something deeply sad about seeing the hyperinflation in Zimbabwe laid out in real pictures. more »

Attack of the Invisible Hand of the Free Market

December 10th, 2008
I do love me some Tom Tomorrow. If I am fortunate, I will be able to get that comic on a shirt! more »

Reviews: The Lies of Locke Lamora and A Canticle for Leibowitz

December 9th, 2008
The Lies of Locke Lamora, by Scott Lynch. 7/10 Someone described this book as a fantasy novel setting for Ocean's Eleven, which is a decent starting point. It's a good read; enjoyable characters, an interesting setting, quality writing. In fact, it is… more »