Month: April 19, 2010

Apr 19,2010

An Investment Piece

Ladies, do you really need another handbag? Of course you do. Just be sure and get the priciest one. Examine the stitching and the hardware. Think quality over quantity. Consider...

Apr 19,2010

Full House

The Learning Channel (“a place for learning minds”) was originally conceived as PBS but with better production values, a station devoted to such high-minded fare as documentaries on animal mating...

Apr 19,2010

Game Over

Pickup artists (PUAs, in parlance) were first launched into mass social consciousness by Rolling Stone reporter Neil Strauss’s 2005 book, The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists. They...

Apr 19,2010

Heheh!

dpletka@twitter: What Syria needs to do to make us mad is start building settlements in the West Bank.

Apr 19,2010

Yemen needs Al Qaeda

Feeling happy? Upbeat? Optimistic? I can take care of that problem for you. Yesterday evening, I attended a very informative discussion about Yemen and Somalia sponsored by the Foreign Policy...

Apr 19,2010

Who needs the Constitution? Seriously.

In honor of my road trip to Philadelphia this weekend, I downloaded the audiobook version of Gordon S. Wood’s Empire of Liberty, a history of the United States from 1789...