29 June 2011

Very Few Real Experts Are Talking Heads and Spokescreatures

... and vice versa.

  • Further evidence that we're underusing a critical, highly cost effective medical instrument.
  • My response to those "My Kid Can Beat Up Your Honor Student" bumper stickers popular in the late 1990s was to ask those parents to guess who might be the judge in their little thug's divorce/domestic violence proceeding in a couple of decades... or who his boss might turn out to be. Thus, my own parenting objectives...
  • The bookshelf at the Hannibal Lecter School of Cooking:

    The Complete Vegetarian To Serve Man The Big Book of Recipes for Babies, Toddlers, & Children

    Yes, I am suggesting that the cookbook segment needs to take just a little bit more care with its titles...

Life has gotten in the way of doing anything more extensive, but over the next couple of days you can look forward to an attempt to describe the civil procedure highlights of the Supreme Court's decisions earlier this week, and earlier in the term (and what they mean for authors), and how the obviously broken nature of American politics exactly reflects what is most wrong with the entertainment industry in general and the publishing segment in particular.