February 08, 2016

quote of the moment

"One would hope there are more important things than a man's verbal reticence."

-- martin rogers

February 05, 2016

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February 03, 2016

quote of the moment

"You can't have a group of armed men with explosives occupying federal buildings."

-- b1-67er

January 31, 2016

headline of the moment

"Did Russia again cross Turkish air space to pressure crude prices higher?"

-- Washington Times

January 27, 2016

quote of the moment

"After, protesters in fatigues ate Cheez-Its and played rummy and with Play-Doh with the children beneath a sign reading 'Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God.'"

-- NYT article on the OR stand-off

quote of the moment

"Many men can go through their entire lives having no idea what women's needs are.  No one, particularly, it routinely seems, conservative men, really wants to know about what makes women women or human."

-- soraya chemaly

January 25, 2016

quote of the moment

this from the LA times about a fugitive involved in a recent prison break:

"Lt. Dave Sawyer said Hossein Nayeri drove the man to a desert, set him on fire, covered him in bleach and severed his penis before leaving him to die."

January 21, 2016

quote of the moment

"the stock market has predicted nine of the last five recessions."

-- Paul Samuelson

quotes of the moment ...

on David Bowie's death ...

"I'm very very saddened to hear of his death. I remember sitting and listening to his songs endlessly in the '70s particularly, and always really relishing what he was, what he did, the impact he had."

-- archbishop of Canterbury

"we are jolted towards the twilight realms of epileptic seizures and voodoo scarecrows."

-- Annie Lennox

January 12, 2016

quote of the moment

"In the future, everyone will be offended by me for 15 minutes."

-- Ricky Gervais

January 11, 2016

haiku of the moment

Bowie leaves a gap
blackstar fulfilling the whole
a time oddity

December 29, 2015

quote of the moment

'Watching "The Force Awakens," I felt as though I was being shown a trailer for the next four movies in the series.'

-- Michael Hiltzik

December 26, 2015

datum of the moment

Bangkok is so crowded that 300 babies are born in traffic, every year.

-- some random travel show my mom's watching

December 21, 2015

quote of the moment

"The man is a pathological swindler.  He is narcissistic, incredibly vain, pompous and a criminal.  All those things come together."

-- antonio flores on nigel goldman

December 16, 2015

merry christmas


December 12, 2015

quote of the moment

"my wife drives a hemi, and I am proud of it."

-- announcer, boyd rodeo chute out (sic)

December 11, 2015

quote of the moment

"symbolism is never abstract to the artist."


December 08, 2015

quote of the moment

"from a lifetime of living with it, the Eskimo knows his snow."
featuring tupak, the Eskimo

December 06, 2015

quote of the moment

"Following the theatrics of the Republican debates, viewers have flocked in drones to watch their interviews and appearances on late night talk shows."  (sic)

-- nic younker

December 04, 2015

quote of the moment

"people don't call the police because they're having a great day."

-- Lt. Mike Madden