Archive for the 'link' Category


November 24th, 2006

John Barrell on Christopher Hitchens on Thomas Paine in the LRB is quite fun.

Notes on Rhetoric

November 9th, 2006

Mark Kaplan, on the pub.

Bloody Hell

May 28th, 2006

Over here.

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Red Telephone Boxes

February 28th, 2006

Over here, at Contradictory Ben’s.

The Other Virtual Stoa

January 25th, 2006

It’s over at, though it doesn’t seem to be flourishing especially well.

CIA Realizes It’s Been Using Black Highlighters All These Years

December 4th, 2005

Over here.

Tinfoil Hats

November 10th, 2005

Over here, magnificently. [via]

In the News, #1

October 20th, 2005

Class Worrier Raj shares his opinions on land reform with the readers of yesterday’s South Africa Mercury.

Please. God. No.

October 17th, 2005

This, obviously.

On Maypoles

May 1st, 2005

Over at Sharon’s Place.

Icelandic Saga Blogging

April 10th, 2005

There’s not nearly enough Icelandic Saga Blogging on the web, so full marks to SIAW for leading the charge. I’m a Njal’s Saga man, myself.

(Actually, I think that everyone is really a Njal’s Saga person.)

Then he goes to Gizur and his band as they sat on the ground.Gizur looked at him and said, “Well, is Gunnar at home?

“Find that out for yourselves,” said Thorgrim; “but this I am sure of, that his bill is at home,” and with that he fell down dead.

Over here. Or start here.

Don’t Give Up The Fight

February 27th, 2005

Rest in Peace, Peter Benenson, founder of Amnesty International, born 21 July 1921, died 25 February 2005.