Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth

You Can See How Well My Plan to Buckle Down and Work Today Is Going

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* Like everyone else, I sometimes shudder to think what would have become of an America in which slavery “took root” in the national psyche.

* Stanley Fish declares victory in his war on objective historical evaluation. Come for the reliance on random billboards and unscientific internet polls, stay for the false equivalence between Bush haters and Obama haters. Relatedly, here’s a long Fish takedown from Terry Eagleton, via Lawyers, Guns, and Money.

* Finally, scientific proof that March Madness kills knowledge.

* Ain’t It Cool News has details on David “The Sopranos” Chase’s next project.

* And, via Srinivas, The Onion has some breaking news on some bullshit happening somewhere. This is so close to this clip that I think it really must be plagiarism, though both amused me.

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  1. Did you know your feed is spitting up random posts from 2008-9? I was wondering why no one in my FB feed had anything to say about yet another shooting at the holocaust museum.

    K-sky

    March 9, 2010 at 1:21 pm

  2. Oh, is it? I was fixing some bad tags and WordPress makes me republish the post to do it. Blogger made me do the same thing, but at least it knew better than to add those to the RSS feed…

    Sorry about that.

    gerrycanavan

    March 9, 2010 at 1:27 pm


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