Category Archives: Amusing

Mad Max: Every Which Way but Loose

For reasons I won’t explain, I recently watched Clint Eastwood’s slapstick comedies Every Which Way but Loose¬†(1978) and Any Which Way You Can (1980). Surprisingly, they often reminded me of the first two Mad Max movies (1979 & 1981), though … Continue reading

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Sorry, no revolution today.

According to online sources, an armed revolt is starting in Nevada in response to the tyranny of the federal government.¬† Hordes of armed citizens are showing up to help an innocent rancher defend his cattle from the Bureau of Land … Continue reading

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Genesis

To begin my blog, here’s a quiz about first lines. Each line below is from the beginning of a work of literature, if you’ll allow me to use the word “literature” loosely. I’ve tried to put these in order of … Continue reading

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Don’t look!

These are the answers to the quiz above. I won’t bother underlining or italicizing the titles. 1) The Pentateuch. Okay, you can say Genesis, Bible, Torah, or Old Testament, if you prefer. 2) The Koran (or Qur’an, if you insist) … Continue reading

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