Monthly Archives: September 2013

Good News, Happy Friday Edition

Happy Friday, readers! Here is a quick recap of some good news from the last few days. It makes me feel good, deeply good, to know that our collective fear of death (inflicted most cruelly on the dying) may be … Continue reading

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Good News Special Edition: Obamacare Cometh!

  Enrollment in health care exchanges starts next Tuesday, October 1st. Coverage begins on January 1st. The good news is millions more Americans will have health insurance. [can we stop calling it insurance? insurance is something you think you might … Continue reading

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OMGWTFBBQ! Breaking Bad Links and Discussion

Achtung! This post is spoiler free until you hit Continue Reading – then it is spoilers galore. Come on, you know you want to. [no, really you want to – spoilers should be called sweeteners, anyway] Welcome back, fellow Breaking … Continue reading

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Good News for your Good Morning

  A wedding being canceled is bad news, or good news if the couple would have been unhappily married. At any rate, the planned reception being donated to feed 200 homeless folk is definitely good news! It’s the one good … Continue reading

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Louis C.K. of the Day

Louis C.K. – “Everything is amazing and nobody is happy.” A reader writes: It’s very likely that you’ve seen this, but I thought I’d share in case you haven’t. I love the one you posted, and this is another favorite. … Continue reading

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Good News for your Good Morning

  Good morning! Starting with the good entertainment news, J.J. Abrams finally said something about his plans for the next Star Wars film: I remember reading a thing somewhere, someone wrote about just wanting [the new film] to feel real; … Continue reading

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Louis C.K. of the Day

After last Friday’s poll, and a most excellent appearance on Conan that same day, Louis C.K. has been selected as the philosopher of the week.┬áThis week will feature clips of Louis CK in his most philosophical moments. Louis C.K. – … Continue reading

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Good News for your Good Morning

Let’s start with something that seems like bad news, until you think about it for a minute. Rand Paul, the elvish revolutionary fantasist and junior senator from Kentucky, has said he believes the GOP is winning just like Charlie Sheen … Continue reading

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Tao of the Day (with digression)

“Words of truth are not high-sounding; high-sounding words are not the truth.” These two lines are from Chapter 81 of the┬áTao teh Ching, as translated by C. Ganson. There are a number of other translations and this is one chapter … Continue reading

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You Decide: Next Featured Philosopher

I’ve been slacking on the Tao of the Day posts. I’m going to get back on that horse next week. Of course, only some weeks do I do the Tao and other weeks I do other quote sources. They’re all … Continue reading

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