Respectful Insolence

Archives for April 10, 2006

Recently, I mentioned a case of fishing line inserted in a patient’s urethra that had to be removed by a urologist. Now I’ve become aware of an even odder case, of a woman who managed to hide a loaded pistol in her vagina. She managed to go through a pat-down: Move over, Bond girls. A…

When it rains, it pours. Last week, we had the Shattuck paper; this week, I’m sucked right back into this topic, at least for today. A few weeks ago, I commented about a truly frightening direction that autism quackery was taking, with the father-son team of Mark and David Geier’s bizarre proposal that chemically castrating…

Lucky Manhattanites

Lucky bastards living in Manhattan. You’ll soon have a flagship Apple Store that will be open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Bastards. Is it just me, though, or does the store thus far bear an uncanny resemblance to a Borg ship?