The best Christmas gift-book I ever opened is this compilation by David N. Meyer, 100 Best Films to Rent You've Never Heard Of.
Neil Stephenson's Quicksilver explores belief in religious free will against a background of revolutions in science, mathematics, cryptography, religion and politics.
Well, my Bonsai Buckaroos, what's more hee-hawlarious than a drunktank full of rednecks? The 2004 Crap-O-rama and PCPopCulturefest!
The things I took everywhere, kept track of my opinions, garnered opinions for or just plain really liked.
A modern-day answer to the classic Virginia O'Hanlon letter asking "Is there a Santa Claus?"
I'll tell you what it's like.
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for December 18, 2004
I first stumbled onto SCTV while channel surfing late on a Sunday night during the Carter administration. Saturday Night Live was still going strong at the time, but this was SUNDAY night, so SCTV was a much needed comedy fix several hours before I had to begin yet another miserable work week at a job that was almost as much fun as walking barefoot on thumbtacks.
Where have thee gone, Joss Whedon? We Brown Coats be getting our jones on…
By 2010, Federal tax law will raise taxes on upper and upper-middle income families, especially in the Blue states.