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Linz's New Book
Who Should Be the Republican Nominee?
Total votes: 8
Submitted by AdamReed on Mon, 2006-10-09 08:55
My wife is a chemist and pharmaceutical production executive, a few months younger than I - and I'm 60. Fortunately, thanks to her East Asian heritage, her size 2 figure, plus exercise and modern technologies (see recent New Yorker cartoon above) she looks very, very, very, very much younger - as she likes to, and as I love her to look.
I usually take some pictures of her with me when I travel - but if I were to visit New Zealand, I'll have to leave her pictures at home. In a recent interview, New Zealand Chief Censor Bill Hastings said that "It doesn't matter if the model is an adult - if she looks underage, it's considered to be objectionable." And in New Zealand, the Chief Censor's determination that a picture is "objectionable" has the force of law, and could get me kicked out or barred from the country.
Isn't censorship wonderful?
Adam — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2006-10-12 10:04
Linz - OK, so you are pissed off. — by AdamReed on Thu, 2006-10-12 09:50
OK, Adam — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2006-10-12 08:55
Submitted by Chris Cathcart on Mon, 2006-10-09 05:03
Howard Hanson, Symphony No. 2, titled "Romantic." (On the first movement right now.) Add it to the list of Romantic music works to be listening to!
[Second movement of his Symphony No. 3 isn't shabby, either.]
Submitted by Prima Donna on Mon, 2006-10-09 04:43
I can *finally* share this happy development, as the cat is out o' the bag. My Food Philosophy podcast is now officially part of PodShow, founded by Adam Curry (former MTV VJ, but now known as the "Podfather") and hi-tech entrepreneur Ron Bloom.
Tea with Honey — by Prima Donna on Thu, 2006-10-12 01:15
Jennifer - great show — by AdamReed on Wed, 2006-10-11 08:09
Jen, we're gonna start — by JoeM on Tue, 2006-10-10 23:42
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2006-10-08 22:26
We are pleased to announce the Quent Cordair Fine Art, 2008 Arts Cruise, January 6-13, 2008, aboard Royal Caribbean's Voyager of the Seas sailing from Galveston.
Submitted by Daniel Walden on Sun, 2006-10-08 20:54
I've just had the great pleasure of reacquainting myself, after a long absence, with the work of P.G. Wodehouse.
The Worth of Wodehouse — by Craig Ceely on Thu, 2006-10-12 02:55
Linz has a cunning plan...but it'll have to wait — by Craig Ceely on Thu, 2006-10-12 02:44
Not a fan of foppishness — by JoeM on Tue, 2006-10-10 23:47
Submitted by KingRandor82 on Sat, 2006-10-07 07:42
I've posted this as a blog on my Myspace.com profile, and I have it linked to this website as well( figured it'd get SOLO a bit more traffic)- but mostly, I wanted to share this with as many people as possible. This is my life until now, and how many of what appeared to be disadvantages at the time wound up being blessings and inspirations in disguise. Without further ado:
Submitted by KingRandor82 on Fri, 2006-10-06 03:48
One thing I always hear from Rightwingnews.com, Rush Limbaugh, or even Dr. Hurd, is "we need another Reagan- but to do that we need, like, the worst candidate possible to get elected first". I've heard this many, many times.
Scoop Jackson — by Craig Ceely on Tue, 2006-10-10 17:34
Scoop Jackson — by Kenny on Tue, 2006-10-10 17:20
Two more books on conservatives — by Craig Ceely on Tue, 2006-10-10 05:05
Submitted by Marcus on Thu, 2006-10-05 22:06
David Clutterbuck, 72, is facing calls to be sent on “compulsory equality training” after his quip was added to a group e-mail about the bureaucratic obstacles Noah would have to overcome in the modern world.
"Muslim leaders [are] permitting voluntary apartheid." — by Marcus on Mon, 2006-10-16 10:32
More intolerant demands for tolerance — by Marcus on Sun, 2006-10-15 21:15
Voltaire and the age of "intolerant tolerance". — by Marcus on Fri, 2006-10-13 15:23
Submitted by wngreen on Thu, 2006-10-05 18:23
Christopher Columbus was a religious zealot whose voyage in 1492 opened up the Americas to enslavement, oppression, war, forced religious conversion and genocide. So why would you want to celebrate Columbus Day?
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2006-10-05 09:12
Parental Advisory: Contains intimate medical references, and outright smut. Discretion recommended.
Good news to be in the clear Linz — by Sandi on Mon, 2006-10-09 03:38
Next Time I'll Skip the Sedation — by Ted Keer on Fri, 2006-10-06 02:03
Oh well ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2006-10-05 11:03
Submitted by KingRandor82 on Thu, 2006-10-05 06:07
Cox and Forkum recently put up a cartoon on their website, laying out the true dangers of voting Democrat this election season...also stating he hopes that eventual defeat after defeat will throw them into obscurity, and the Republicans will split into two parties, so we can actually have a debate in Washington- one worth having.
Ok, Craig... — by Michael Moeller on Thu, 2006-10-12 06:49
What is written and what is read... — by Craig Ceely on Thu, 2006-10-12 02:32
Look, Craig... — by Michael Moeller on Wed, 2006-10-11 13:31
Submitted by George Reisman on Thu, 2006-10-05 04:04
In today’s New York Times, Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel prize winner in economics, has an article titled “How to Fix the Global Economy.” Judging from his article, Stiglitz appears to believe that the main problem of the global economy is ”global financial imbalances.” By this, he means “America’s enormous trade deficits,” which he states are close to $3 billion a day, and “China’s growing trade surplus of almost $500 million a day.”
Submitted by Ted Keer on Wed, 2006-10-04 01:41
This is the official DVD release of the first 20 of 39 episodes. Color, 450 Minutes, English dubbed and Japanese language originals, English Subtitles, Special Features. Tsurubaya Productions (c) 1966
Vol. II, Even Better! — by Ted Keer on Wed, 2007-01-17 04:21
Johnny Sokko — by Ted Keer on Wed, 2006-10-04 15:28
Memories — by Luke Setzer on Wed, 2006-10-04 12:25
Submitted by AdamReed on Tue, 2006-10-03 23:10
I was an early advocate of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, under the impression that our government would not sacrifice American and allied soldiers without a coherent plan for achieving a permanent victory.
Americans in Fear, Not — by Jeff Perren on Thu, 2006-10-19 22:33
Kevin says: — by LWHALL on Thu, 2006-10-19 14:20
Typo — by Fred Weiss on Thu, 2006-10-19 14:13
Submitted by DianaHsieh on Tue, 2006-10-03 22:47
** Please forward this information to anyone you think might be interested **
Seven years after the horrifying Columbine High School massacre, America's public schools are still plagued by student violence.
Submitted by Ergo on Tue, 2006-10-03 21:34
Our conscious minds are epistemically boundless, limitless, unrestricted in any way. Our imaginations are completely free. Epistemically, we can think of anything whatsoever; we can fabricate any kind of creature, super-hero, fantasy realms, dreamlands, etc.
Sensation/Perception/Conception & Jaynes' Theory of Mind — by Ted Keer on Thu, 2006-10-05 06:46
Good points Ted — by Ergo on Wed, 2006-10-04 17:20
Imagination and creativity — by John Drake on Wed, 2006-10-04 17:17
Submitted by Ayn Rand Center on Tue, 2006-10-03 19:46
Ayn Rand Institute Press Release
Irvine, CA--New York's Board of Health has proposed a law to force all restaurants in the city to severely limit the content of trans fats in their food.
Fred - clarity — by AdamReed on Fri, 2006-10-06 15:19
Adam — by Fred Weiss on Fri, 2006-10-06 13:04
Fred - references — by AdamReed on Fri, 2006-10-06 06:27
Submitted by Dan Edge on Tue, 2006-10-03 14:26
I began my love affair with dancing in middle school, and our relationship has grown stronger with each passing year.
I hear ya! — by Marnee on Tue, 2006-10-03 20:52
Dancing = Chicks — by Dan Edge on Tue, 2006-10-03 20:52
I've always been shy about — by Martin on Tue, 2006-10-03 19:32
Submitted by Lindsay Perigo on Tue, 2006-10-03 02:10
Twelve years and seventy-one issues after launching it, I have decided to step down as editor of The Free Radical.
When I say, as I often do, that The Free Radical is the world’s sassiest, KASSiest Objecti-libertarian magazine, I mean it. It is. It has a grunt and humour lacking in all the others. It is, in George Reisman’s words, “a magazine of rare courage and intellect.” It is, in Paul Holmes’ words, “angry, funny and intelligent—just like its editor.” I am inordinately proud of my baby. So why am I relinquishing fatherhood?
Scotty — by Lindsay Perigo on Thu, 2006-10-12 08:36
History — by Scott Wilson on Tue, 2006-10-10 08:58
Incidentally ... — by Lindsay Perigo on Fri, 2006-10-06 23:25
Submitted by jtgagnon on Sun, 2006-10-01 18:48
Quite a bit has been going on behind the scenes this last month.
I’m happy to announce that we’re making great progress in regards to SOLOC5. While we haven’t nailed down all the details yet, I want you to be aware that we’re planning on having SOLOC5 in beautiful San Diego sometime during the month of February. When we get details more finalized, I’ll be sure to let you all know.
Submitted by Ted Keer on Sun, 2006-10-01 17:09
A romantic Drama in the best sense of the word, this film forever secured for Rita Hayworth the title of "sex goddess," a title which, in real life, she found a tragic personal frustration.
Directed by Charles Vidor, Gilda stars Glenn Ford, (recently deceased,) as Johnny Farrell, a handsome, streetwise adventurer and romantic lead who "makes his own luck."
Submitted by Marcus on Sun, 2006-10-01 11:32
Watch here an interview with Dawkins about his new book on BBC newsnight and read extracts from the book.
Marcus on Dawkins on 'free-riding parasitism' — by William Scott Scherk on Fri, 2007-12-28 05:48
Dawkins reads excerpts from God Delusion... — by Marcus on Sat, 2006-10-14 12:41
Marcus — by Ted Keer on Mon, 2006-10-09 16:28
Submitted by Prima Donna on Sun, 2006-10-01 06:32
...I couldn't resist sharing the new line of tabletop we've just unveiled, because the colors are so rich and beautiful, and the aesthetics of this collection make me all sorts of happy! The line will be featured along with a fall menu we created for tomorrow's edition of the Times Herald-Record's Sunday magazine (the Hudson Valley's major newspaper), so I'll post a link once it's available on the web (you can now see the link here). My entertaining Q&A column will soon debut in that magazine as well.
Thank you! — by Prima Donna on Sun, 2006-10-01 22:15
Lovely. — by jtgagnon on Sun, 2006-10-01 19:09
Okay, there's bragging earned, but... — by Craig Ceely on Sun, 2006-10-01 18:12
Submitted by Duncan Bayne on Sat, 2006-09-30 23:16
Well, that was an absolute blast! On the 30th, I took my wife's NSR150RR (having sold my GSXR600 after losing half the points on my license in one hit) to Pukekohe for a track day. It was incredible fun - Pukekohe is a very fast track so the larger bikes tended to come past me like I was standing still, but I made up some time under brakes & through the tighter corners.
Submitted by F L Light on Sat, 2006-09-30 16:50
As there have been a number of blogs and forum-topics lately on the merit of various styles of music and musicians, from Mozart to Moffo, I offer in refutation of musical worth these couplets, which are excerpted from a long manuscript on futile music. A defense of poetry is necessarily an offense to musicians and those infatuated by their noise.
Submitted by Martin on Sat, 2006-09-30 15:18
I feel a need to brag about my improving physical fitness! Today's workout of the day on Crossfit was 10 sets of 2 squats. The last time I did squats it was 10 sets of 1, and I ended with a personal record of 255 lb.
Additional braggartry — by Martin on Mon, 2006-10-02 11:51
Linz, — by Martin on Mon, 2006-10-02 11:46
Of comely calves & Linz the Lech (?) — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2006-10-01 22:59
Submitted by Ross Elliot on Sat, 2006-09-30 09:20
Recently, NZ's largest company, Telecom, released a press statement proclaiming that it welcomed competition from a new entrant in the domestic telephone market.
But, that's not quite truthful, is it?
Craig copiously, commendably & conspicuously concurs... — by Ross Elliot on Sun, 2006-10-01 02:37
Ross routs regulation rooters — by Craig Ceely on Sat, 2006-09-30 20:24
Submitted by JoeM on Sat, 2006-09-30 05:06
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He forgot something. — by Marnee on Sat, 2006-09-30 05:33
Submitted by PhilipC on Sat, 2006-09-30 01:30
The academic plan for Gary Hull's new Founder's College was just posted. The curriculum and course descriptions look very promising for a number of reasons. This is just an abstract on a piece of paper, so far, and the rubber will meet the road when the actual courses, faculty, textbooks, lesson plans, teaching methods and approaches come into existence.
More on math — by Craig Ceely on Sat, 2006-10-07 19:25
Phil - glad to be corrected — by AdamReed on Sat, 2006-10-07 06:15
Slight correction to my last — by PhilipC on Sat, 2006-10-07 05:56
Submitted by Jason Quintana on Sat, 2006-09-30 00:31
I have a few moments, and I would like to complete my survey of what I believe to be “the great symphonies” here on SOLO. In my survey of the Bruckner symphonies I promised that Mahler would be next. Well I recently purchased a couple of Mahler CDs and I am still contemplating whether one of those ought to be included in my list.
In any case, instead of Mahler I will move on to one of Mahler's great contemporaries, the Finnish master Jean Sibelius.
Ha! — by Lindsay Perigo on Sun, 2006-12-17 23:57
Heard Sibelius 5 again today on the radio — by Chris Cathcart on Sun, 2006-12-17 23:44
Then again... — by Chris Cathcart on Sun, 2006-12-17 17:23
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