Ernie Hancock and I had a rowdy time on his radio show today talking about books, bad guys, and ‘Bama. You can hear the show by clicking on this: 2009-11-24-ernie-a-pm
Archive | November, 2009
This is the best one-strip definition of Twittering I have seen. Maybe Dogbert will take the plunge for Vitamin E tomorrow. On the other hand, doing a blog mocking the superficiality of Twittering is a bit like the pot calling the kettle Lithuanian.
I will be on the Ernie Hancock show today (Tuesday) for an hour starting at 5 pm Eastern. Ernie is a legendary hellraiser and one of the most energetic freedom fighters out there. I expect we’ll whack a wide variety of targets. You can listen live here.
Three cheers for Doonesbury! Unfortunately, prominent half-wits take their own values from this TV show. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told an assembly of judges in the summer of 2007: ““Jack Bauer saved Los Angeles . . . . He saved hundreds of thousands of lives… Are you going to convict Jack Bauer?” I would […]
Transparency International reported yesterday that Afghanistan is the most corrupt nation in the world – except for Somalia. Heckua achievement, if the only nation on earth that is more shady is one that is full of pirates… Karzai is making Marion Barry look like Mother Teresa. The Washington Post reported today that one of Afghanistan’s […]
This cartoon from the current New Yorker is a hoot. But I suspect that different people are laughing at it for mirror-image reasons…
Murilo Otávio Rodrigues Paes Leme has kindly translated a bushel of my articles and epigrams into Portuguese. Some of the lines read better in translation than in the original. The Portuguese translation page at my main website is here. I greatly appreciate Murilo making my work accessible to legions of folks in Brazil, Portugal, Mozambique…. […]