Monthly Archives: February 2013

“Bunny Style” (for the moment)

The T-ara Japanese comeback: Advertisements

It’s SNSD!

It’s T-ara!

Tonight, on a very special episode of “Blossom”

Althouse commenter EDH beats me to it.

Secretary Ahyoung

From the news you can use at allkpop: Dal Shabet‘s Ahyoung made her first appearance on the second episode of ‘Advertisement Genius Lee Tae Baek‘, surprising fans with her new image. She was cast into the show along with SECRET‘s Sunhwa, and she plays the secretary to who will become the mentor of the main […]

Plymouth Rock

European settlers did some awful things, I’m not going to deny that. But it irritates me to no end, the way kids today (properly brainwashed by their Howard Zinn-thumping mentors) think it’s so irrefutably clever to say things like, “Oh, you’re against immigration? So what about the Pilgrims, they were immigrants too!”  Or “It was […]

A “gratuitously violent and gratuitously insulting rape”

Lawrence Auster annotates a report from the Irish Times, which tells us: A man who laughed in a woman’s face as he pinned her to a bed and raped her and then told her that he was HIV positive and had hepatitis C has been jailed for nine years with two years suspended. Lovemore Dube […]

The Lives of the Leftists

I was just caught in a mental jam, trying to remember whether Adorno or Althusser came up with the “authoritarian personality” schtick.  Well, it was Adorno of course; but meanwhile I asked myself, “Okay, so what are we supposed to remember Althusser for again?” Turning to wikipedia, I scrolled down and my eye chanced upon […]

K-pop and Visconti’s German Trilogy

A Romantic slip (of reason)

I sometimes check out Susan Walsh’s blog Hooking Up Smart, partly because it’s a sort of chillroom annex to Heartiste (not by his design, of course), but mostly because da GBFM (TM) has sometimes stalked its folds.  And whatever veldt has seem the tracks of da GBFM is a place worth venturing, whether da GBFM […]

“State of emergency (how beautiful to be)”

Yesterday’s bing homepage featured Iceland’s waterfall Skogafoss, seen here in a photo from wikipedia: Wikipedia explains (let’s assume this is not some Borgesian fiction) the trail up the eastern side leads to the pass called Fimmvörðuháls, where it looks something like this when the volcanoes get tetchy: You find two glaciers flanking the sides: Eyjafjallajökull, […]