Month: September 16, 2009

Sep 16,2009

The Dept. of Double Standards, ctd.

Pete Wehner lists, in great length, the various ways in which the president prior to this one was slandered and the silence it prompted from the media: I believe that...

Sep 16,2009

The Beatles: “Meh”

I’m 100% behind Paul Shirley in his appraisal of Beatles-lovers. They were a very influential band whose music is so over-praised it’s maddening. His journey basically reflects mine: As I...

Sep 16,2009

Man I’ve missed the Fire Joe Morgan crew

Their irreverent takedowns of terrible sports journalism were some of the greatest posts in the history of the blogosphere. Unfortunately, they retired. Fortunately, they unretired and are on Deadspin taking...

Sep 15,2009

Sometimes an apple is just an apple

And sometimes a beatdown is just a beatdown, not a hate crime. I have to say that I strongly agree with both Rod and Conor: Rush Limbaugh and Michelle Malkin...

Sep 15,2009

John Pontolillo: American Hero

Hopkins undergraduate John Pontolillo used a samurai sword to kill an intruder in his off-campus residence at the 300 block of E. University Parkway early Tuesday morning. … Pontolillo, more...

Sep 15,2009

Taking a blowtorch to Walt

As I mentioned on Twitter (Twitter! Blogging for people with extreme ADD), Jeffrey Goldberg and David Rothkopf blow up Stephen “The Israel Lobby” Walt. It’s pretty great. Goldberg in particularly...