Monthly Archives: November 2012

Soccernomics, Fast Food, Smart Phones, and the Tyranny of Evil (AKA: Insurance Companies)

I’m reading a brilliant book at the moment. This one – It compels the reader to think differently about football, exposing, in the process, a whole mass of wrong-headed thinking that too often passes as ‘football knowledge.’ For example: there’s … Continue reading

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Republican Strategy Memo

Figured I’d take a week off blogging this Thanksgiving week. Not, though, a week off from posting… Here’s a little something I came across out in the farther reaches of the blogosphere a couple nights ago (what can I say? … Continue reading

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Movie Posters Versus Album Covers (The Indisputable End)

Busy week. Hope you variously relished Round One, Round Two, Round Three, Round Four, and, of course, Round Five. Now all that remains of this competition is to put the damn thing to bed crown its illustrious champion… MOVIE POSTERS! … Continue reading

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Movie Posters Versus Album Covers (Round Five)

If Movie Posters Versus Album Covers were a family car trip, the kids in the back would long ago have asked, are we nearly there yet? Well, here’s where I can answer yes – we’re about as far away as the time … Continue reading

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Movie Posters Versus Album Covers (Round Four)

Oops, I accidentally just spent ages watching that Zlatan Ibrahimovic goal on YouTube – instead of ruminating on Round Three of this competition with my customary scientific rigor. This time around, I didn’t make it to the lab and I … Continue reading

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Movie Posters Versus Album Covers (Round Three)

Ok, welcome to Round Three of this barnstorming battle between movie posters and album covers. Or, more accurately put: that slightly awkward middle bit where you wait for me to get a bit of a shift on, and I try … Continue reading

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Movie Posters Versus Album Covers (Round Two)

Don’t tell me you missed Round One. Seriously. Journey back in time one post, if you did. Or else this whole enterprise will fall around our feet in ruins – and we’ll wind up with enough egg on our faces … Continue reading

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