Hi Ken, I’m Rebecca Gray from Backgroundchecks.org. I love writing guest posts for blogs that interest me. It's a great way to expand one's portfolio, network with other bloggers, and learn new things. That being said, I was wondering if I could write a guest post for you. The article will be unique and specifically […]
If you've been hangin' around here lately, and you're lookin' to cleanse the computer fakery, mistakery, and opaquery from your palate, look no further than the brilliant and hilarious essay The Night Watch, by the hilarious and brilliant James Mickens of Microsoft. Bonus: he's a good writer. Here's his self-blurb from the MS research site: Excellence. […]
Via one of my favorite science fiction authors, Michael Flynn: I have just one question: after you chop a mutineer up into infinitesimal pieces, don't you just end up with two mutineers? Hmmm. I suppose this would explain the origin of Joe-Jim Gregory.
It's time for the Road to Popehat, the feature in which we check out the traffic logs, see what searches brought you here, and ask ourselves: why democracy, again? This time: searches over the course of a single week, showing cunning plans that will not end well. sample takedown request libel: COME AT ME BRO. […]
Urban Ministries of Durham, a low-overhead charity devoted to assisting the elderly poor of Durham, North Carolina, has kicked off an interesting donation drive: naming rights for items that will assist their clients. The items are many: toilets, canned vegetables, computers, a group meal donated by a local chef, a deodorant. Your naming options are […]
All of Popehat's Prenda coverage is collected here. Last month I used up all the ones and zeroes in order to describe the trouble Prenda Law and the Prendateers are in across America. Could it get worse? Of course it could get worse. Today it did. As you may recall, United States Magistrate Judge Franklin […]
Time counts and keeps countin', and we knows now finding the trick of borrowing trillions ain't no easy ride. But that's our trek, we gotta' travel it. And there ain't nobody knows where it's gonna' lead. Still in all, every night we does the tell, so that we 'member who we was and where we […]
A neighbor hammered on my bunker door this morning, telling me that the Republicans were refusing to pay for her birthcontrol. I dogged the hatch tighter. Turning and turning in the widening partisanship, The leaders cannot hear the lobbyists; Budgets fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere Republicans are loosed upon the world, Website-dimmed healthcare […]
I'm about to quote almost 700 words from a blog post, which normally would be considered long…but it's from an almost book-length series of posts, so as a proportion of the whole, it's actually quite short. http://tofspot.blogspot.com HISTORY MUST BE CURVED, for there is a horizon in the affairs of mankind. Beyond this horizon, events […]
The media is starting to wake up. And note, it's not just libertarians who are getting the vapors – even the Grey Lady herself is fitting herself out in chainmail. Ain't we a pair, Auntie Maureen?