Daily Archives: March 9, 2007

Bang Bang Bang

This is interesting: A judicial ruling that actually interprets the second amendment! That almost never happens. What’s more, it’s entirely conceivable that it might be appealed all the way to the Supreme Court, which would be a big ol’ ball of fun, judicially speaking. I think the last major Supreme Court ruling on the second […]

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I Can’t Believe It. Just. Cannot. Believe it.

What? The FBI using the Patriot Act as cover to illegally obtain personal information on Americans? How could that possibly be? What? Newt Gingrich was having an extramarital affair while he was up in arms about Monica Lewinsky? I’m shocked! What? My fluffy adorable cat a vicious carnivore who disemboweled a rodent and left its […]

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The Scathing Review Winner, or, This May Be the Best Whatever Entry Ever

Oh, God. I think the Write a Scathing Review contest is my favorite contest ever. I laughed so hard at some of these I damn near barfed myself. It also made me glad that the books these comments are putatively reviewing don’t actually exist. Although one or two of them seem like interesting ideas… Hmmmm. […]

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Those Industrious Australian Scalzis

It’s becoming increasingly clear that the Australian arm of the Scalzi clan is the one that has all the ambitious folks in it; in addition to the previously mentioned Scalzi Produce agricultural empire run by Pat Scalzi, there’s also God’s Hill Winery, run by a fellow named Charlie Scalzi. God’s Hill is a boutique winery […]

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