Respectful Insolence

Archives for August 17, 2006

Yes, it’s that time again, time for the biweekly carnival dedicated to highlighting actual critical thinking and skepticism directed against the general credulity that we usually find in the blogosphere: The Skeptics’ Circle. This time around, our host is Interverbal, who is hosting Awards Night at the Circle: Good evening ladies and gentlemen, I would…

Taking dedication a little too far

You know, as a native Detroiter and Tigers fan, I’m not sure whether to be pleased or appalled by this picture of one of my more–shall we say?–“illustrious” fellow Detroiters getting married. The least he could do would be to wear the jersey along with the hat, don’t you think?

Starchild Abraham Cherrix: It’s over

Sadly, Starchild Abraham Cherrix is almost certainly doomed: ACCOMAC, Virginia (AP) — A 16-year-old cancer patient’s legal fight ended in victory Wednesday when his family’s attorneys and social services officials reached an agreement that would allow him to forgo chemotherapy. At the start of what was scheduled to be a two-day hearing, Circuit Judge Glen…