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On How To Make 17th-Century Delights: Whipp’d Syllabub

And here I always thought Tori Amos had made the word up to use in the lyrics for 'Mr. Zebra.'

Posted on July 12, 2012 at 3:31 pm 1

On The Bodybuilder's Guide To Getting Rid Of "Computer Back"

@Hamilton I'll second that!

I wholeheartedly endorse Rippetoe's Starting Strength program, btw: http://startingstrength.wikia.com/wiki/FAQ:The_Program -- 5 basic lifts, with the addition of pull ups and chin ups to make your arms look nice. My desk job-related back pain has diminished considerably since I started it a year ago. (And nobody's paying me to say that.)

Posted on May 16, 2012 at 11:33 am 0

On Man Still Typing

@sorry your heinous I have a bit more respect for Douthat solely b/c he openly admits he's a conservative & doesn't try to pass himself off as a moderate to the extent Brooks does.

Posted on April 18, 2012 at 12:03 pm 1

On Man Still Typing

Oh wait, I forgot Brisbane, too.

Posted on April 18, 2012 at 10:55 am 0

On Man Still Typing

#1 reason I will never pay for a Times subscription is they still have Friedman, Keller, Brooks, Leonhardt & Sorkin on the payroll. If they can still afford to pay those hacks, they clearly don't need my money.

Posted on April 18, 2012 at 10:54 am 5

On 'The Autobiography Of Henry VIII': Which Ill-Fated Wife Would You Be?

@lobsterhug there was indeed a lot of sex in the Mary Queen of Scots book. Filthy, filthy, delightful. You know it's classic trash when there's a sex scene involving John Knox.

Posted on April 16, 2012 at 11:46 am 0

On My Conversation With A Wells Fargo Fraud Specialist

Love your work on Marketplace, Stacey. Glad to see you posting on the Awl.

Posted on April 16, 2012 at 11:42 am 0

On An Analysis of the Thomas Kinkade Calendar for April

@sigerson I think the death of the Old Master calls for a retrospective!

Posted on April 7, 2012 at 11:23 am 0

On What If Ron Paul Stopped Working and It Didn't Matter?

To be fair, the House is controlled by Republicans right now so most of the stuff that made it to the floor for a vote was probably garbage anyway.

Posted on April 6, 2012 at 3:01 pm 2

On Celebrate Leap Day With Kevin Kline's Magnificent Chest Hair

@jolie seriously, a couple more posts are merited, specifically on A) how hot Kevin Kline is and B) Linda Ronstadt. LR might be appropriate for a Scandals of Classic Hollywood for all of her boyfriends, now that I think about it.

Posted on February 29, 2012 at 4:52 pm 0