Respectful Insolence

Archives for August 30, 2007

From deep in the heart of London, even here on vacation, I couldn’t forget to mention that the 68th Meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle has been posted by Martin over at Aardvarchaeology. This carnival is remarkable for two things: First for Martin’s no nonsense style of presentation; and second, because, thanks to my vacation, I…

Orac attracts a Holocaust denier

Vacation time! While Orac is off in London recharging his circuits and contemplating the linguistic tricks of limericks and jokes or the glory of black holes, he’s rerunning some old stuff from his original Blogspot blog. This particular post first appeared on February 2, 2006. Enjoy! It had to happen sooner or later. I’m only…

Alright, after being castigated for being a stereotypical American tourist complaining about the service in restaurants in London, here’s an off-the-wall observation that my wife and I have made: Why is it that there seem to be no squirrels in London? We’ve been all over the city now in the last five and a half…

Vacation time! While Orac is off in London recharging his circuits and contemplating the linguistic tricks of limericks and jokes or the glory of black holes, he’s rerunning some old stuff from his original Blogspot blog. This particular post first appeared on December 27, 2005. Enjoy! Since the very beginning of this blog, I’ve said…