Apparently the New York Times is going to (seriously) try
to move some of its content to a pay site, and this will allegedly
include the excellent John Tierney. So before he disappears,
you might want to check out his suggested
questions for senators grilling John Roberts. Sample:
If Roe v. Wade were a tree, what kind of tree would it be?
Is there any chance that you could speed up Justice Stevens's retirement by addressing him as "Gramps"?
You could do worse, amusement-wise, than to peruse the winners
of the 2005 Wergle Flomp Poetry Contest. As a big T. S. Eliot fan,
I especially enjoyed Courtney Siebring's "The Tight Thong of
J. Alice Prufrock" containing the immortal lines:
And without these lines
I wonder, "Do I dare?" and "Do I dare?"
To wear the pair that makes them stare,
Although they know my bum's so bare?
Indeed. (Via Iowahawk.)
- Garrison Keillor: humorless crank, or litigious bastard? We link, you decide. (Via Hit&Run.)
- How many Google hits do you think you'd get for "hapless toad"? Guess before clicking.