Category Archives: General Musings

The Big Picture: beer; the world; the universe; beer. That sort of things.

I Was a Teenage Mutant Cholesterol Monster

Final score: Cholesterol 1, Linus 0 Continue reading

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A Perfumed Garden No More

Legendary British radio DJ John Peel has died of a heart attack while on holidays in Peru. He was 65. John Peel came to the forefront of pop consciousness during the heady days of “pirate radio” in the mid 60′s, … Continue reading

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Needlepoint

Anita Pallenberg and Britney Spears: Duelling Black Feathery Outfits. Da da ding ding ding ding ding ding dingggg… Continue reading

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Bees Do It

The ever-entertaining BBC reports that the bees do it too. Get drunk, that is. Researchers at Ohio State University in the US have found that bees react to alcohol in the same way as people do [...] The team found … Continue reading

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On the Relation Between Bliss and Ignorance

But Dirk doesn’t wear Red Socks, does he? Continue reading

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Aha Baha

Who really did let the dogs out, anyway? And other notes of great import. Or something. Continue reading

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Words, Words Everywhere

A writing competition at the BBC featuring 101 new words Continue reading

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Ka is a Wheel

I’m not entirely sure why the days have been so busy lately: they are not straight-line busy, either, but rather a weather’s-coming-in variety of agitation and scatter. If I were watching too many movies on DVD, or if the nights … Continue reading

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A Bas Les Mobiles!

According to Le Figaro, French concert halls, theaters, and movie houses are now allowed to jam cell phones using a technology already in use in prisons. Way to go! Trains are next, I hope.

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Native American Summer

It is too beautiful outside to blog. I can’t stay in this room, must frolic. Back soon. In other words: GONE FISHIN’ MISSIN’. Back tomorrer, about. Speaking of missing, I thought The Forgotten was perfectly good fun. A coherent in-the-Matrix … Continue reading

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