Friday, October 28th, 2016

“Studying a second language is like very slowly absorbing the notion that intelligent life exists on other worlds” — The Atlantic (@TheAtlantic) January 16, 2013 All things considered, you would think The Atlantic would avoid talking about alien intelligence for awhile. Print this entry

Congressman Michele Bachmann is getting some negative publicity over the beliefs of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. Apparently they’re not big fans of the Pope, and even refer to him as the Antichrist. I understand at least one Lutheran leader was so upset at the Catholic Church he vandalized a church door in Germany. I’m […]

Turns out Andrew Sullivan relies upon ghost writers more than Sarah Palin. One of his “ghost bloggers” at the Atlantic, Patrick Appel, just outed Sullivan as having multiple personalities when writing: As always, it a pleasure to step in while Andrew gets some much needed rest. Guest-blogging is not all that different than my day-to-day […]

The Atlantic Monthly is apologizing to the McCain campaign for photographer Jill Greenberg’s deliberate manipulation of a photo shoot to take unflattering pictures of the senator, and for her subsequent alteration of pictures taken during the photo shoot. She also claimed to alter the photo used on the Atlantic Monthly cover, however the magazine’s editor […]

Jonathan Last at Galley Slaves has been following The Atlantic’s Andrew Sullivan and his Palin Derangement Syndrome. Sullivan may have been muzzled by The Atlantic briefly before stepping back from his wild conspiracy Palin-pregnancy accusations. But even I couldn’t believe this piece of derangement and paranoia, Bill Kristol on Sarah Palin. All he writes about […]