Weekend Edition: 1-24

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Today is National Readathon Day. You know what to do.

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

The Hunting of Billie Holiday (“[Chief drug enforcer Harry] Anslinger took jazz as yet more proof that marijuana drives people insane.”)

Why Don’t More People Kill Themselves (“What surprises me is that more people don’t choose […]

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Weekend Edition: 1-17

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There’s some new additions to the Curmudegeon’s Gallery

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward (“There’s no handbook on how to survive your young wife’s psychiatric crisis. The person you love is no longer there, replaced by a stranger who’s shocking and exotic. Every day I tasted […]

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Weekend Edition: 1-10

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

Albert Camus’ The Plague: a story for our, and all, times (“Our society is absurd, and Camus’ novel examines – among many other things, and for all its moralising – our relationship to the absurdity of modern existence.”)

Legal Question of the Week

Is it illegal to mail poop? […]

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Weekend Edition: 1-3

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The new year brings a new page to the blog: Curmudgeon’s Gallery. It’s a collection of items I’ve come across that resonate with my peculiar, and at times admittedly warped, sense of humor and perspective. I will note whenever it is updated.

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

Readability Is a Myth (“[Left […]

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Weekend Edition: 12-27

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

The Bible: So Misunderstood It’s a Sin (“The Bible is not the book many American fundamentalists and political opportunists think it is, or more precisely, what they want it to be. Their lack of knowledge about the Bible is well established.”)

The Folly of Mars (“A half-century after […]

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Weekend Edition: 12-20

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

8 Ways Facebook Is a Cult Like Scientology (“… social media company basically owns us, and has access to all our most personal information. Yet we are willing participants in this pillaging of our private lives.”)

The Endlessly Examined Life (“Universal financial security is probably the single best […]

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