Eclectifying

I talk about things I find interesting. I find a lot of things interesting…

Dragon: The Other Red Meat

by Ken Arnold on Mon 28 October 2013

At least I’d guess dragon meat was red. Actually, it might be more like chicken, being a flying creature and all. This thought brought to you by this wonderful idea: If you’re going to make fake meat-like substances, name them after imaginary beasts! “Sliced unicorn on rye, mustard, no mayo, got it. Want a pickle […]

Confusedness

by Ken Arnold on Wed 24 July 2013

I have always been confused by sexist geeks. Guy geeks have a hard enough time from people who harass them. Why would they then harass the girl gees in turn? Seriously, leaving aside the whole question of who is more likely to date a guy geek than a girl geek, just the whole “Sticking together” […]

All Hail the … whatever

by Ken Arnold on Wed 24 July 2013

A morning dose of, well, whatever this is (originally from Jef Poskanzer): This royal womb of kings, this sceptred sac, This home of majesty, this cave of Venus, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for myself Against infection and the outside world, This happy home for me, this little world, This precious […]

“Far-Right Extremists Chased Through London by Women Dressed as Badgers”

by Ken Arnold on Mon 3 June 2013

Seriously, that’s the headline. The headline alone is worth framing. And it turns out to be literally true. In the literal meaning of “literal”. This sets a new standard on two things: Headlines and counter-protest tactics. I look forward to our brave new world that has such people in’t!

Friday Quote

by Ken Arnold on Fri 26 April 2013

The grand leap of the whale up the Fall of Niagara is esteemed, by all who have seen it, as one of the finest spectacles in nature. — Benjamin Franklin (This week’s Friday quote nicely pairs up with Monday’s quote, at least I think so. Do you?)

Monday Quote

by Ken Arnold on Mon 15 April 2013

If you don’t stick to your values when tested, they’re not values! They’re hobbies. — Jon Stewart, The Daily Show, 22 January 2009 (Starts at 1:49, but you can watch the whole thing, it won’t hurt.) The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook

Friday Quote

by Ken Arnold on Fri 5 April 2013

I know the answer! The answer lies within the heart of all mankind! The answer is twelve? I think I’m in the wrong building. — Lucy Van Pelt, “Peanuts”, by Charles Schulz