Respectful Insolence

Archives for October 3, 2007

I get e-mail, too

Yes, it’s true that PZ probably gets ten times the amount of crank e-mail that I do. It’s also true that, because he has the most popular ScienceBlog, his readers have a tendency to put extra effort into their “correspondence” with him. But I do occasionally get the long, rambling screed from an alternative medicine…

Pulling it out of your posterior

One of the stranger aspects of being a general surgeon or a colorectal surgeon can be summed up by this abdominal X-ray (click on the picture for a bigger image): Yep. From time to time, every general surgeon will be called upon to pull something out of someone’s ass. It’s not super common, but common…