Wednesday, February 21, 2007
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
gods are strange
punished for the good as well as for the evil that one does.
De Profundis, by Oscar Wilde.
Thursday, February 08, 2007
Before a Super Bowl in the 1970s (the MCMLXXs, for those of you in a Super Bowl frame of mind), Dallas Cowboys running back Duane Thomas asked a subversive question about the game: "If it's the ultimate, how come they're playing it again next year?"
George F. Will, WashingtonPost, February 4, 2007.
Monday, February 05, 2007
"If we eat hamburgers and potatoes for 1,000 years, we will become taller, our skin will become whiter and our hair blonder," declared the enthusiastic boss of McDonald's in Japan when the first Big Mac was served there 36 years ago.
By Sebastian Mallaby.