Babel, indeed.

Fun little internet toy called "Lost in Translation" which "Babelizes" anywords you care to enter. I made sure to check the box to include Chinese, Japenese and Korean. Then I entered the sentence "I am the very model of a modern Major General."My result was: The design of the device of the trowel of the … Continue reading Babel, indeed.

Because I can.

The whole post wasn't one of his best, but this line amused me particularly. "...[S]aid an unnamed associate of Mr. Fitzgerald who spoke on the condition of anonymity because he could." I've often had the feeling that people insist on being anonymous simply because they can and not always because it's necessary for any reason.

Wodehouse and God

Or, as they have titled the article themselves, God & Bertie Wooster. Though considering the scope of the article, that's a bit of a misnomer. Worth a read for any fan of Wodehouse. It's from the October issue of First Things, which is now available to non-subscribers.


What are the greatest movies of all time? Well, not so long ago AFI published a list, and so did Time. For funsies, here are the movies of each list and I've bolded the titles that I have seen.A few notes about the lists first. Time lumped movies that were part of a series together … Continue reading Movies