“To rage and mock is gentlemanly, to grumble and whine is not.” -Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa An Iranian cleric has claimed that the women dressing immodestly is the reason for earthquakes. From the article: “Many women who do not dress modestly … lead young men astray, corrupt their chastity and spread adultery in society, which … [Read more…]

Lewis Black Fixes Everything

“In my lifetime, we’ve gone from Eisenhower to George W. Bush. We’ve gone from John F. Kennedy to Al Gore. If this is evolution, I believe that in twelve years, we’ll be voting for plants.” -Lewish Black The WSJ’s David Weidner interviewed Lewis Black. They covered taxes, the Tea Party movement, Apple, and a bunch … [Read more…]

Don’t Be A Jackass

“You can’t be truly rude until you understand good manners.” -Rita Mae Brown I came across this article in the LA Times discussing the new fad of taking pictures of your food at restaurants. Food bloggers and chronic Twit-pic’ers are causing disruptions in restaurants by taking pictures of food. However, if you read the article, … [Read more…]

Thai Curry On Food Stamps

“Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy.” Proverbs 31:9 has been doing a series called “Pinched” about life during the recession. They recently published an article in that series called “Hipsters On Food Stamps.” The New York Times published a longer, but more in-depth look at those … [Read more…]