Gerry Canavan

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A few links before I head back to class, all but the last from the good people at MetaFilter:

* ‘Striking Out’: On the surprising failure of labor stoppage in America. (thread)

* The lie at the bottom of the fantasy goes something like this: serious college football players go to college for some reason other than to play football. These marvelous athletes who take the field on Saturdays and generate millions for their colleges are students first, and football players second. They are like Franciscan monks set down in the gold mine. Yes, they play football, but they have no interest in the money. What they’re really living for is that degree in criminology.

Of course, no honest person who has glimpsed the inside of a big-time college football program could actually believe this. (thread)

* Elena Dorfman photographs the strange worlds of cosplay and RealDolls. (thread)

* John Scalzi goes inside the Creation Museum. Here are photos. (thread)

* The Obama speech that’s got everyone Baracking again.

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November 13, 2007 at 8:49 pm

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Two trips to the creation museum (so you don’t have to): Ars Technica (with Flickr set ) and BlueGrassRoot. Via Cynical-C and Crooks & Liars.

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June 11, 2007 at 1:46 pm

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Complimenting “How to Talk to a Global Warming Skeptic”, Cynical-C links to talk.origins’s massive Index of Creationist Claims.

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June 1, 2007 at 1:55 pm

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Reaction Jackson Tuesday:

* Steve says my picture of the Mona Lisa puts him in mind of this YouTube video of five hundred years of female portraits in 2 minutes.

*Shankar links in the comments to David Cross’s Open Letter to Larry the Cable Guy.

* Everyone in the world is talking about the creation mususem.

* Warning: soft drinks are seriously bad for you. I’m two months dry (de-fizzed?) and I’m starting to not miss the delicious taste… all that much. The first time I stopped drinking soda I went nine months before I relapsed, and I’ve bounced six-months-on, six-months-off since then—but this time I want to stay off the stuff for good.

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May 29, 2007 at 1:28 pm

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