Not cool, Michelangelo. Sculpting that schlong onto your statue of David? Not cool at all. Yeah, you got away with it for more than 520 years, probably chortling all the while. But now, boy, you’re in the Free State of Florida. In this bastion of liberty, parents adhere to a strict no-johnson policy when […]
This land is their land
When these galoots in Oregon talk about returning land to the American people, they don’t mean the American people. They mean themselves and their buddies, good old boys with cowboy hats and carbines and vague notions of armed revolt. Like Cliven Bundy, their patriarch, they believe public land should not be public. They believe […]
Another overused-words post? Really?
I like Kathleen Parker’s new list of certain popular phrases that have grown tiresome. It takes a big man to admit that, since I notice a few phrases I’ve used in the past few months, both here and in normal conversation. The comments after her column contain a lot more. Take the interrogative really. […]
A petty crime involving fiction
I’m really not trying to make this the one true Harry Potter blog, but I have to remark on the jackass who took the trouble to (a) obtain J.K. Rowling’s latest tome days before its official release date, and (b) take a digital picture of every freaking page, for the express purpose of posting […]