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What Happened to You, Jerry Mizner?

“So what is the word here? Is it confirmed?”
“Shit yes. They think maybe three, four months of no training. even then it’s touch and go because of the possibility of a relapse. 1,032 more words

Injuries & Health

Day Fifty

Three Things I Learned:

1. The Shining movie is very different from The Shining novel, which goes into much more detail about Jack and Wendy’s childhood and family history. 98 more words


My favourite movies

Having written that Crimes and Misdemeanors is my favourite film of all time, I thought I would try writing down my all time list of favourites. 292 more words


An instructive parallel

There is, for some reason, a desire on the right to continuously play into the hands of the left on Joe McCarthy. Joe Biden’s son was brought into the army at age 43 and then, within a month, has been booted out because he has tested positive for cocaine. 423 more words

Politics - International

My favourite Woody Allen film is 25 years old

Crimes and Misdemeanors was released a quarter of a century ago. The link tells the story right through so if you haven’t seen the film don’t read the review until you have watched it yourself. 420 more words

Philosophical And Speculative

Saving and investment as understood in 1886

This is from a note I have just written discussing the 2nd ed of my Free Market Economics. What is most interesting perhaps is the question that was found at the back of a chapter in an economics text published in 1886. 366 more words

Economic Theory And Policy

Ayurveda, Triphala, Manuka honung och Vedisk litteratur

Jag har levt med ett ‘Ayurveda-tänk’ i bakhuvudet i perioder, till och från sedan 2005 då jag läste en helgkurs i ämnet och därefter en massa litteratur i området (inte minst Chopras ‘Perfekt hälsa’), samt försökte praktisera vad jag då hade lärt mig. 771 more words