Jesus Christ, Why Do Old People Hate Denim?

“It is the most unhappy people who most fear change.” –Mignon McLaughlin First, Daniel Akst writes an op-ed in the normally respectable WSJ entitled “Down With Denim.” Then, George “Get These Kids Off Of My Lawn” Will writes an article also dissing denim. What is with old white dudes and their hatred of denim? It … [Read more…]

Madonna Eats Babies

“Frankly, I adore your catchy slogan “Adoption, not abortion,” although no one has been able to figure out, even with expert counseling, how to use adoption as a method of birth control, or at what time of the month it is most effective” –Barbara Ehrenreich So Madonna is trying to steal another little poor black … [Read more…]

Pirates!

“The conspiracy theories have never had it better.” –Tom Segev Wonkette is one of my favorite websites and always cracks me up. Like Jon Stewart, they are often better at political analysis then the talking heads. Here’s an example: “Over Easter weekend while the rest of America was busy gaining 10 pounds eating ham and … [Read more…]

How Reagan Destroyed Tradition Marriage

“Marriage is like life – it is a field of battle, not a bed of roses.” –Robert Louis Stevenson Freakonomics has an interesting article about divorce and the business cycle. According to their data, divorce does not increase during economic downturns. To me, this makes sense. Divorce is expensive, and not just the legal fees. … [Read more…]