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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Andrew Klavan @ City Journal

When Hollywood Hit Rock Bottom One of the common conservative refrains of the past ten years is Hollywood’s apparent treachery with respect to depictions of the US military effort.  This apparent forsaking of duty is what Andrew Klavan, author of various mystery novels and young adult thrillers, frequent critic of Hollywood, deems to be Hollywood [...]

Food Stamps

Should food stamps be redeemable at Taco Bell? Yes.  Obviously. Actually no.  But sort of yes.

But if they’re really zombies…

Video Game Allows Players to Slaughter “Tea Party Zombies” To paraphrase future President Camacho, I know s***’s bad right now, with the earthquakes, hurricanes and bitter partisanship in the electorate, but there ought to be one thing we, as Americans, can agree on: if somebody becomes a zombie, you take them out.  Honestly surprised that anyone [...]

Groupon Delays IPO

Groupon Reevaluating IPO Plans due to Market Volatility I subscribe to Groupon, Livingsocial, Gilt Groupe, Gilt City and Savored (nee VillageVines).  These e-mail services account for roughly 10-25% of my daily e-mails.  I have, at this point, received 646 e-mails from Groupon, 180 from Livingsocial, 695 from Gilt Groupe, 181 from Gilt City and 121 [...]