Respectful Insolence

Archives for October 21, 2006

And so it begins…

…the 2006 World Series. The Tigers are rested and ready; the Cardinals just finished taking out the Mets in a prolonged series. Will the Tigers be rusty in Game One? Or will they pick up right where they left off? My prediction? The Tigers in six. GO TIGERS!

Because you demanded it…

…OK, no you didn’t. But I found it amusing, anyway. Can anyone explain to me why David Hasselhoff is such a phenomenon in Germany and other parts of Europe? Or why the video below ever got made: It’s a question I’ve asked before.

Die-hard Tolkien fan that I am, I was struck at how breath-takingly stupid an analogy this was, even for Rick Santorum. For one thing, as Lance Manion points out, the forces of good didn’t start the war. For another thing, Frodo in essence failed. He succumbed to the temptation of the One Ring at the…