Including "You talkin' to me?" and Han Solo's "I know."
"Couple on iconic Woodstock album cover still rocking decades later: ‘It’s us. That’s who we are. Still’"
I found it entertaining.
The very-difficult-to-beat Joe Posnanski on LeBron and Cleveland.
I've heard some excited sports announcers before, but I've not heard one like this.
"In his so far magical swansong season,David Ortiz is sprinting toward the finish line of a race far more significant than any of us ever imagined."
Two more Big Papi-related: "David Ortiz Explains What We Need to Do to Make Baseball Fun Again" and "Rivals".
Short answer: a boatload.
It wasn't because he was absent-minded; Big Al had a reason.
That's a relief. For a moment there I thought maybe the Grand Ole' Opry was going to close up shop.
Beer-chugging bro country is so 5 years ago. People are writing real songs again.
Attention social science Ph.D. students: ". . . why can’t I find some good social science on this?"
I'd heard--but probably wouldn't have been able to define--about half of these.
A possible answer for the why-haven't-we-seen-them question.
Michael B. Jordan and Jaden Smith are inspired choices.
"Why the U.S. dietary guidelines keep changing . . ."
One hypothesis would be that nobody knows very much.
"But if Fred Smith is right—that “most business schools now argue that business should accept guilt, move toward corporate social responsibility”—it’s hard to include competitiveness in the course catalog. If you believe that your fundamental activity is illegitimate, how can you pursue it fervently?"
Three N.C. State students solve the problem . . . but the principal doesn't have enough staff to implement the solution.
It's probably not the only, or even the main, reason. But it doesn't help.
Here’s a brief list of some of the closing costs you’ll incur around here. There are bank fees, application fees, processing fees, appraisal fees, credit-report fees, bank-attorney fees, recording fees, title-insurance fees and municipal-search fees.
Those are just for the buyer. The seller’s costs include transfer taxes, miscellaneous title fees and a pickup fee for the Title Closer as well.
This is an issue conservatives should be able to win.
The administration and congressional Democrats are teaming up to force a taxpayer bailout of private unions’ underfunded and over-promised pension benefits.
Mike Munger nails the core problem of big government advocates.
My friends generally dislike politicians, find democracy messy and distasteful, and object to the brutality and coercive excesses of foreign wars, the war on drugs, and the spying of the NSA.
But their solution is, without exception, to expand the power of "the State." That seems literally insane to me—a non sequitur of such monstrous proportions that I had trouble taking it seriously.
Related: Peter Gordon, "Not Just the Toadies," refers to some of the relevant literature.
"Epic" is overused, but this is pretty big.
The authors regret that there is an error in the published version of “Correlation not Causation: The Relationship between Personality Traits and Political Ideologies” American Journal of Political Science 56 (1), 34–51. The interpretation of the coding of the political attitude items in the descriptive and preliminary analyses portion of the manuscript was exactly reversed.
My wife heard her speak recently and was very impressed.
If you're not an Illinois taxpayer, you might find this funny.
If you are, you have my sympathy.
"An explosion of data has made high tech a hub for the dismal scientists."
Trigger warning: this piece argues that a big part of RGIII's problem is . . . RGIII.
Yet another problematic trend I hadn't realized was problematic.
Sounds good to me. But I'd bet Europeans wouldn't like it.