Archives for March 20, 2011

Paul (the movie)

See Paul. I won’t tell you why, but I will tell you this: Drive out of your way if you need to in order to see the film at a theater that will be filled mainly with very Christian Christians. Then, as you watch the movie, pay attention to the audience. You’ll love the movie,…

Remembering Red River Flooding

This is the time of year the Red River floods (or not). This is an item that appeared on Quiche Moraine last year during flood season: A Simple Assignment Red River Flood Mike Haubrich This was a simple assignment, really. Drive to Lakeville, examine a car for flood damage and send an estimate to the…

Knut is Dead

Cuddly Cub Polar Bear Knut has died unexpectedly, at the age of four. The cause of death is unknown but speculation abounds. In memoriam, please remain silent for a moment while we play the Knut Song:

Some time ago we had a party in Minneapolis to celebrate the one millionth’s comment on Scienceblogs. Finally, I’ve uploaded the video taken at that party, at the Black Forest Inn.

Gay? There’s an app for that.

Apple has screwed the pooch, and it was inevitable. Apple decided that they would decide what apps would be available in their app store and what apps would not. The moment they did that they avoided a whole set of problems, but created other ones that are a bit more subtle. A couple of days…

Reverend Mike gives it a try. Also, don’t forget that March 16th is St. Urho’s Day! What? We missed it? I guess I’ll have to save my purple beer for next year.

I will be over by the holy water waiting for an apology on behalf of most of humanity from the nearest religious person …

Today is DuWayne Brayton’s birthday. His web site is here, but his best writing is in comments on my blog! Happy Birthday DuWayne. Many happy returns. Though I actually have no idea what that means, and assume it has to do with gift receipts.