Month: March 11, 2010

Mar 11,2010

Assassinations, moral calculus, and "feelings"

Over at the League, Scott H. Payne published an email conversation between he and Mike at The Big Stick over the targeted assassination of a Hamas leader by (probably) the...

Mar 11,2010

The Davis Cup in trouble?

A recent post over at the Fan House asked if the Davis Cup — tennis’s annual tournament that stretches on for nine months out of the year and pits teams...

Mar 10,2010

Another day in paradise

I mean that literally, unlike Phil Collins’ song about the plight of the homeless. I spent the past few days in Anse Marcel (photo above) on the Caribbean island of...

Mar 10,2010

Q: Which Barbie doll should cost more?

A: Whichever one is in higher demand. B. Whichever one costs more to produce. C. They should all cost the same, especially if they’re all of different races. I think...

Mar 10,2010

Same as it ever was…

Hollywood redundancies will keep the film rudimentary and lacking in social, philosophic and aesthetic meaning. A new mind is needed to work upon the rudiments and extend them. Hollywood will...

Mar 10,2010

Sandra Bullock? Best actress? Seriously?

Sonny predicted she would win, calling it a “kind of lifetime achievement award”. Yet looking over Bullock’s filmography, I find it somewhat hard to identify the achievements. That said, Bullock...