There’s, like, ten thousand things I’ve missed posting links to lately, while I’ve been busy painting and working and suchlike. I won’t even attempt to catch up. But here’s a few of the things that are open in my browser right now:
- Over at Cut on the Bias, I’ve been participating in a discussion of art and comics with the (mostly right-wing) group that hangs out there. Right-wing cartoonist Chris Muir, of Day by Day, has also been contributing. (I like Chris’ cartoons better than he likes mine, alas).
(If anyone from Alas comments over there, by the way, please be polite!)
- Susanna linked to this essay about Dave Sim’s misogyny, which I thought was pretty good.
- The Washington Post reports on a study which found that the more people watch FoxNews, the less they’re able to accurately answer factual questions about the war in Iraq.
- You may think you’re geeky, but compared to some people, you’re not a geek at all. Check out this apartment for sale on Ebay.
- Lots of people have linked to this Calpundit post on the Texas Republican party, and rightly so. The Republican party is being taken over by people who are, frankly, scarey.
- Of all the Rush-mocking articles I’ve read lately, this one – If Bill Clinton were an addict, this is how Rush might spin it – is the most on-target.
- Arnold Kling’s much-linked tech-central column criticizing Paul Krugman is fairly on-target, I think. Although Krugman actually uses a lot more “type C” arguments than Kling credits him for. Via Brad DeLong.
- If you haven’t been reading the comments to PDP’s post “Ms. Fat-so,” you should – there’s been some really good discussion there. Fatshadow also added a typically well-written comment on her own blog.
- The best interview with candidates I’ve seen in ages: a local paper uses Philip K. Dick’s Voight-Kampff Test to find out if the candidates are humans or replicants. Via Charles Murtaugh.
- Have you heard of Terri Schiavo? I hadn’t, until yesterday. She’s a woman in a coma (or maybe not, according to some folks) who was taken off her feeding tube yesterday. It’s a fascinating issue, and one that’s apparently very big in some right-wing circles. Amy Welborn has some informative links. Or for a wider range of views, check google news. Via Eve Tushnet.
- “Resolved: It is a complete fabrication that the Bush administration argued in the runup to the war that there was an imminent thread from Iraq.” This question is being debated semi-formally by Jonathan Schwarz and Sebastian Holsclaw on Daniel Drezner’s blog; if you enjoy debate, check it out.
- Will Baude of Crescat Sententia points to an good Dahlia Lithwick article taking apart Greg Easterbrook’s “no doesn’t mean no” argument. There’s much more discussion of this going on – scroll around on Crescat Sententia to find more links.
- Also at Crescat Sententia, Amy Lamboley responds to part of my wage gap series. I don’t really disagree with Amy; obviously (and thanks mainly to feminism), things have improved substantially since Amy’s mother entered the workforce. If Amy’s arguing that discrimination is no longer a significant factor at all, I’d disagree with her, but I’m not sure that is what she’s arguing.
- Eve Tushnet has been arguing against same-sex marriage. I disagree with Eve, but her blog is a good place to go if you want to see the most intelligent, coherent arguments agailable against SSM – just click here and then scroll upwards. I hope to find time to respond to some of Eve’s points in the next week.
Oh, and hey: Congrats to Eve on her new post as editor of the Marriage Deabte blog.
Whoops – time for me to run to work. I haven’t spell-checked this post; hopefully none of my typos will be too humiliating.