February 2006

Daily Chosun Link II

Daily Chosun continues to astound with analysis: When Girls Want Sex


From two links gathered over the last two days. One Jain. One Shi'a. In eternal mourning or eternal celebration, faith is an achingly beautiful thing.


My readers are such lovely people. They know that I am just goofing off under the pretense of being busy. So, they do not hesitate to ask of me what they want. Here is gentle reader, Jeff: Dear Mystery Man, I see from CM that you are (a) hip and (b) someone who appreciates music. [...]

Akbar is available

If there is one news story that can make me write 10 blog posts [and a dissertation]...that story is Kabul objects to Pakistani missile names. All of you can thank your lucky stars that I am too damn busy.

So Not Good

This = very bad. No, really. V.E.R.Y. B.A.D.

They Know Not Cricket

"Cricket as Art". An amazing Radio 3 presentation by Darkus Howe on CLR James and Cricket. Must listen. [via CT]. There is a gorgeous paragraph in Beyond the Boundary that I can merely echo: Our house was superbly situated, exactly behind the wicket. I doubt it for some years I knew what I was looking [...]

Dear Malcolm

On this day in 1965, Malcolm X was assassinated. Slate has a wonderful collection of photos. You can also listen to his speeches and see more pictures. I also recommend Brother Minister.

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