Monthly Archives: July 2010

Andy

July 30, 2010

Narcissistic Men Hate The Women They Can't Dominate

Why most narcissistic men are also misogynists:

Narcissistic Men Hate The Women They Can't Dominate

Here's something depressing: Narcissistic men are more likely to feel hostility toward heterosexual women than gay men- lesbians- or other heterosexual men- according to a new study.

Andy

July 29, 2010

Paul Krugman Blog

Krugman: "I've seen a peculiar meme surfacing here and there lately — the assertion that people like me are exaggerating how bad our current difficulties are- that things were actually worse in the 70s and 80s. … The truth is that this really is the big one. Catherine Rampell recently updated the recession comparison chart- showing declines in employment. Here's the percentage decline in employment in recessions since 1970:"

Paul Krugman Blog

These really are the worst of times.

Andy

July 29, 2010

Washington Rules

Bacevich is back with a new book:

Washington Rules

The bestselling author of The Limits of Power critically examines the Washington consensus on national security and why it must change For the last half century- as administrations have come and gone- the fundamental assumptions about America's military policy have remained unchanged: American secu…

Andy

July 28, 2010

Audition

Watching 'Audition' with Ron. He's never seen it before. 'ki ki ki ki…'

Audition

Andy

July 28, 2010

iNola

A band of merry geeks (led by Ginevra Kirkland) is off to set this Gulf thing right. You better get on board: http://inolayall.tumblr.com/

iNola

Our Gulf Coast was walloped by Katrina- and now BP's oil spill is throwing more devastation our way. We'll be sending a crew of merry tech geeks to go do the work that needs doing: fixing houses-…

Andy

July 27, 2010

Audit: US can't account for $8.7B in Iraqi funds

"A U.S. audit has found that the Pentagon cannot account for over 95 percent of $9.1 billion in Iraq reconstruction money- spotlighting Iraqi complaints that there is little to show for the massive funds pumped into their cash-strapped- war-ravaged nation."

Audit: US can't account for $8.7B in Iraqi funds

Andy

July 26, 2010

Trojan Introduces 'No One's Pleasure' Condoms For Bitter- Resentful Couples

"No One's Pleasure condoms feature a quarter-inch-thick layer of non-lubricated latex with a unique abrasive texture that creates a variety of stinging sensations "for both him and her." The company statement goes on to explain that the product magnifies personal insecurities and awakens deep-seated- unresolved relationship issues that are "sure to raise passions and quicken your pulse.""

Trojan Introduces 'No One's Pleasure' Condoms For Bitter- Resentful Couples

Andy

July 25, 2010

Last Roll of Kodachrome Processed

Last Roll of Kodachrome Processed

What do you know about Dwayne's Photo Service of Parsons- Kansas? It is the place where the very last roll of the Kodachrome was processed. Kodachrome-

Andy

July 25, 2010

How to Write about Haiti

"You are struck by the 'resilience' of the Haitian people. They will survive no matter how poor they are. They are stoic- they rarely complain- and so they are admirable. The best poor person is one who suffers quietly. A two-sentence quote about their misery fitting neatly into your story is all that's needed."

How to Write about Haiti