Category Archives: Random Naz

In a 2D Town

Funny result of omitted word(s) in Mike Wise’s column on Kidd finally winning a title: Confession: I had a built-in bias in the Finals. No, it wasn’t because Nowitzki is from my mother’s home town of Wurzburg, Germany, (Pop. 133,000) … Continue reading

Posted in Random Naz | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

I Meme, You Meme

President Obama’s awesome, in part self-congratualatory, announcement of bin Laden’s death has the unfounded ‘I he says; himself he loves’ meme flowing from the pens of conservative political pundits once again. The fellows at the Language Log have debunked more … Continue reading

Posted in Random Naz | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hate and Hunks

The International Business Times has a gallery of death cultists protesting the killing of Osama bin Laden. (h/t Michael Totten guest blogging at Instapundit). This image, rather the two naked men on the sign in the background, caught my eye: … Continue reading

Posted in Random Naz | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Kitchens, Hearts and Mind.

Disregarding the tendency of political pundits to treat the President as sports pundits treat the QB—way too much credit, way too much blame—and overlooking the finding of fault with a President that just killed the bad guy (hey, the touchdown … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Random Naz | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Krugman Tells Himself To Shut Up

Krugman elicits from me a laugh of the out loud variety: So the joke begins like this: An economist, a lawyer and a professor of marketing walk into a room. What’s the punch line? They were three of the five … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Random Naz | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Travels With Car Impersonator

Learned two new things today: Steinbeck’s Travels With Charley may contain little to no truth and the man who slowly pieced together Steinbeck’s actual cross-country trip is capable of turning in to a car. [Mr. Steigerwald retraced] Steinbeck’s journey in … Continue reading

Posted in Random Naz | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Inconsequential Wrongness

I feel obliged to point this New York Times correction out for three reasons: 1. The writer of this video game review – yes, video game review – opens the review by ripping baseball superfans. Yes, the professional video game … Continue reading

Posted in Random Naz, Sports | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment