Respectful Insolence

Archives for October 13, 2006

Yes! The Tigers just won their third game in a row against Oakland! They now have a commanding lead in the series of 3 games to none. One more win, and they’re in the World Series for the first time since 1984! You know, although I expressed skepticism about the Tigers’ chances earlier in the…

I tried not to write about the altie obsession with “detoxification” again. Really, I did. It gets repetitive, and I don’t want Your Friday Dose of Woo (YFDoW) to become to repetitive. Of course, a certain amount of repetitiveness is unavoidable, given that there are only a few major themes running through medical woo. First,…

I’m afraid that I have been a bit remiss in my duties as the coordinator of the Skeptic’s Circle. You see, today was a travel day, and I was heading to Chicago on business. Unfortunately, the Skeptics’ Circle link was not posted very early this morning before I left (probably due to the fact that…