Wednesday, January 21, 2004

 

Things I Don't Get About "Lord of the Rings"...


What was Tolkien thinking when he decided to name the two chief villains Sauron & Saruman? Or when he decided to name the primary female leads Arwen and Eowyn? It manages to be both confusing AND annoying at the same time.

He can write a million word epic, but he's too lazy to think of a few names that aren't nearly identical? Clearly he went to the George Foreman school of denomination.


Thursday, January 15, 2004

 

How Many People In Congress Know What A 'Gerund' Is?


Your Tax Dollars At Work...

Wednesday, January 07, 2004

 

Happy 2004!


So much for my resolution to write more. I've been working so much that I haven't been able to find the time. Although I have started reading some of the books (see the list on the left) I got for Christmas.



The Best American Sports Writing (2003) is really interesting. So far I've read essays on:

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