Dissing Humanity With Chimp DNA

Ronald Bailey has an amusing enough post on Those Crazy Scots — specifically, Scots toying with the idea of crossbreeding people and monkeys. Problem area: Professor Hugh McLachlan, professor of

O Lucky Man!

O Lucky Man!

Interesting look at O Lucky Man! over at The House Next Door. I kind of ignored O Lucky Man! in my Lindsay Anderson retrospective a couple months ago, which was

The No Chin Zone

I think “when Hillary Clinton entered ‘No Spin Zone’” may soon appear in the dictionary beside the word “desperation.” — K-Lo, The Corner Picturing wattled old Hill and Bill (O’Reilly)

Poor, Poor Cabbies

If you’ve lived in DC for any considerable period of time, you have a cabbie horror story. I have several, but my favorite involves almost getting into a fistfight with

All Top Five: Cheap Beer

Ah, Mr. Poulos raises an excellent point: What are the five best cheap beers? PBR. Gotta agree with James, and, despite what I intimated earlier, I love me some Pabst.

Rich Man’s Beer, Poor Man’s Beer

Contra Yglesias, Sonny reminds us — and I’m sure Matt knows it well — that beer, as such, is available in cheap, expensive, and ironically cheap varieties, plus a whole

The High Life

The High Life

Mr. Yglesias is joking, right? When people talk about wine-track vs. beer-track Dems, the beer track doesn’t mean $8 pints of Brooklyn Winter Ale in Manhattan. Hipsters drink $4 cans

It Must Be Tough…

…going through your life constantly aware of little more than race and gender. The latest example: the gals over at Feministing are up in arms over Anthony Lane’s review of