Monthly Archives: March 2012

Not Into Jabberwocky

One interesting quote from John Flansburgh of They Might Be Giants that I’d seen before came up in this post on the song “Love Is Eternity”: “We’re not into jabberwocky. I feel like we could write a song with the … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Oblivious Wizards

I recently read this Cracked article on Harry Potter, and thought it had some valid points, especially as far as the wizards being unaware of Muggle culture goes. Admittedly, I didn’t think about this all that much when actually reading … Continue reading

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Social Climbing in the Eighties: A Case Study

Recently, Beth and I watched two movies from the eighties that I hadn’t seen before, Can’t Buy Me Love and Lucas. She insisted that I write a comparison and contrast of the two, so I’ll give it a shot. The … Continue reading

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Habeas Corvus

I think it might be about time to post on update on my post about Dragon Quest villains that incorporates Dragon Quest IX. As I indicated in a post last week, I still haven’t beaten the main boss, but I … Continue reading

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What Happened to Yew?

In The Enchanted Island of Yew, L. Frank Baum wrote about a fantasy land that bears some resemblance to his other locations, but has no clear connections to them. The story involves a female fairy who is transformed into a … Continue reading

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Divine Warming

Remember when Congressman John Shimkus proved himself to be just as dumb as his name sounds, and said that the world when end when God wants it to, and not because of global warming? Well, apparently at least one other … Continue reading

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Brain Food

It being St. Patrick’s Day, I thought it appropriate to regale you with a bit of Celtic mythology. Okay, it’s actually only St. Patrick’s for another half hour, and I’m not sure I’ll finish this post in that time, but … Continue reading

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