Category Archives: DoubleQuotes

It’s a dog’s life

[ by Charles Cameron — cross-posted from ChicagoBoyz ]

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Inspire #5: between front and back covers

[ by Charles Cameron — cross-posted from Zenpundit ] * Okay. When what goes into the opening paragraphs of an editor’s note at the front of a magazine corresponds pretty exactly to what’s on the back cover, you have a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Emlyn, and Applause, xkcd

[ by Charles Cameron — cross-posted from Zenpundit ] * My son, Emlyn, turns sixteen today. He’s not terribly fond of computers to be honest — but he does follow xkcd with appreciation, as do I from time to time: … Continue reading

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Metaphysics of the metapossible

I put this one together for a blogger whose work I read, the Tailor, and hope that one day he will comment on it — if he does, I’ll post a follow up here with a link. In the meantime, … Continue reading

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Call and Response

[ by Charles Cameron – cross-posted from Zenpundit ] Okay, don’t take this one too seriously: I’m a big fan of Frank Herbert‘s Dune, and the news that there’s now a Goodnight Dune version for kids on the web caught … Continue reading

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Sycophancy that!

[ by Charles Cameron – cross-posted from Zenpundit ] These are genuine images with genuine headlines — from Vogue on February 25, 2011 and from the BBC back in September, 1999. The articles’ respective texts are informative, too… Asma al-Assad … Continue reading

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Panappticon

[ by Charles Cameron — cross-posted from Zenpundit ] It’s riveting to follow the tweets on protests in Bahrain, Egypt, Libya or Iran on Mibazaar in real-time to be sure — but mash that capability up with the one Shloky … Continue reading

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