Archives for September 5, 2008

Hurricane Reading

Hey, People of Florida! As long as you are going to get wacked by a hurricane, you might as well get a copy of Stormy Weather by Carl Hiaasen to occupy your time while the power is off. At the beginning of the summer, I suggested that you start reading all of Hiaasen’s books, beginning…

Biden

You asked for it, here it is. It gets especially good at 2 minutes and beyond, but it is all good.

A steady stream of devoted evolutionists continued to gather in this small Tennessee town today to witness what many believe is an image of Charles Darwin–author of The Origin Of Species and founder of the modern evolutionary movement–made manifest on a concrete wall in downtown Dayton. “I brought my baby to touch the wall, so…

Final notes on the election This is it. This is the last time I’m talking about the election. I’m quite worn out and the Republican National Convention was the last straw. I am still feeling nauseated from it. So other than a few comments below, this is the LAST political commentary you will see on…

Read the following text. As you read it, try to empty your mind. When you encounter grammatical errors or jargon that is impossible to understand, do not try to translate what you are reading. Rather, become one with the obscurity. Read slowly, thoughtlessly, with emptiness of purpose, as though the words were entering your eyes,…

See you at the Black Forest on September 18th … Thursday … at around 7:00! We got prices and availability information from most of the viable suggestions made here and here, but the best arrangement was clearly the Black Forest Inn. The way it is going to work is like this: We have a little…

Sunday, August 17, 2008, 9-10 a.m. Central Time This week, Atheist Talk Radio is back in the studio after a stint at the State Fair, and the guest will be scientist and blogger PZ Myers. There will be a gathering at Q. Cumbers after the show. Details here. PZ will be talking about his trip…

It is raining cats and dogs in Florida, thanks to Tropical Storm Hanna. Ike remains a real threat. Josephine is a giant question mark. Details below the fold.