Monday, September 20, 2010

Sentential Links #221


:: Is it pathetic that somebody with nine times the median household income thinks of himself as just another average Joe, just another "working American"? Yes. Do I find it embarrassing that somebody whose income is in the top 1% of American households thinks that he is not rich? Yes.

:: We have a bad habit of remembering Presidents as if they were or ought to have been genies.

:: Star Wars, Muppets, and Disney: three things I've always known.

:: His name was Mr. Crothers, and we called him “The Crud”, or just “Crud”. We called him that to his face. It was a term of endearment, if you can believe it. We loved him. (This is a beautiful post. Go read it.)

:: For the past 25 years, it has primarily been my duty to load the bathroom tissue onto the tissue holder(s).

:: But of course good military SF also needs the shooting and explosions. You can’t go wrong with those.

:: I'd just like to point out one thing: The Crocs are still the stupidest-looking part of that ensemble.

:: “Rest in Peace” is the most common line I’ve ever seen on a headstone.

Sometimes I wonder if it isn’t a plea.
(Go read this one too.)

Pretty good week out there in Blogistan! Let's try to keep it going, folks. Don't let me down!

1 comment:

Roger Owen Green said...

AND Americans, collectively, are so much richer than so many other people in the world...