Respectful Insolence

Archives for February 8, 2008

It’s clear from the treacly ads that are clogging the airwaves that Valentine’s Day is near. For those of us who tend to find Valentine’s Day (and, even worse, that knockoff holiday Sweetest Day) annoying, it’s a bad time of the year, particularly since in these parts February is the most depressing time of the…

In the year and a half or so that I’ve been doing Your Friday Dose of Woo, I must admit that I’ve come across some truly weird stuff. Stuff so weird that, after reading it, you wonder either, “How on earth could someone seriously think something like this is true or would work?” or “How…