Sunday, June 29, 2014

Quote for the Week, June 29-July 5, 2014

It's pretty much 90 minutes of turnovers.
--Dan Shaugnessy, Globe columnist, on the world's greatest sport

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Quote for the Week, June 22-28- 2014

The people's military belongs to the people, and cannot oppose the people.  Even less can it kill the people.
--petition of senior commanders within the Chinese military prior to the Tiananmen Square massacre

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Tuesday Tune-up

Roger Hodgson (Supertramp), "Dreamer"

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Quote for the Week, June 15-21, 2014

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
--Maya Angelou

Friday, June 13, 2014

The Dutch Annihilate the Defending Champs

Van Persie's goal vs. Spain earlier today
Netherlands 5, Spain 1

A Terminal Case of World Cup Fever

Miracle on turf?

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Tuesday Tune-up

Sarah Blacker, "Shiver"

Monday, June 9, 2014

Rafa Encore Une Fois

Rafael Nadal,
French Open men's champion for the 9th time

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Quote for the Week, June 8-14, 2014

I have been advocating "congressmammal" for some time.  It avoids the problems of gender injustice and should mollify the ultra-progressive professors who are talking out against species normativity with increasing passion.
--John Frary

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Quote for the Week, June 1-7, 2014

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety), by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.
--H.L. Mencken