A sentiment…

“Conservatism starts from a sentiment that all mature people can readily share: the sentiment that good things are easily destroyed, but not easily created.” Roger Scruton (h/t The Dacian)

Behind the times: Punching 2019 in the face

Now that it's all over and we're almost into the second month of 2020, let's find out once and for all: Did I succeed in punching 2019 in the face and making it my bitch? Well, let's dive into the goals I set at the beginning of that most currently previous of previous years and... Continue Reading →

Ghost Rider passes on

I always thought it was weird when people got all emotional about some celebrity's death, as if it had anything to do with anything at all. Knowing something about them doesn't mean you knew them; just move the fuck on and don't be an idiot about it. But here I am. Crying my stupid fucking... Continue Reading →

Punching 2019 in the face: Summer bleeds into fall

Last time I posted one of these was back in July. The whole summer was kind of a whirlwind. I don't remember anything about it except that everything revolved around getting my daughter set up to start college and also trying to make the most of family time somehow in a weird transitional time when... Continue Reading →

Slayer: Raining…Jazz?

Some guy rewrote Slayer's iconic Raining Blood as a jazz tune and synchronized it with a live performance...and it might be the most awesome thing I've ever seen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7-aduHx5bo I've been watching and rewatching this for hours now. And also, because Slayer, here's the original live video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-q66zKQ3-XM It's heresy, I know, but I almost... Continue Reading →

Individualists, unite!

"When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle." Edmund Burke, Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents (1770)

Punching 2019 in the face: Let’s forget June ever happened

Okay, June wasn't *that* bad. It wasn't an easy month either, though. And I need to get back into the blogging groove because I intended for this site to be useful in the future, and it won't be if nobody visits. Anyway, here's the skinny on June AND July's attempts at punching 2019 in the... Continue Reading →

July 4th

It's 1:30 in the morning, and July 4th is now technically yesterday. It was a great day, of course; it has been for the past 242 years. Happy Birthday, USA.

Punching 2019 in the face: May

Well, it's getting on into June, so I should probably let you know how May's attempt at punching 2019 in the face went before it's too late. In case you haven't been through one of these roundups before, this is my goal-setting exercise. Time is the enemy...and even though it always wins in the end,... Continue Reading →

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