Nov 30, 2007

Evel Knieval, who was an iconic stuntman, pop culture phenomenon, and American motorcycle daredevil, who broke more than 40 bones in 15 years of stunts, whose early life was marked by hellrasing and last days included a religious converstion, died on Friday at the age of 69.

May he rest in peace.


by Cathy

Where boys grow up to be jihadis
Executed today
Anti-crusader fights evanglicals' evangalism in military
Fairy tale generator
Discipline & design. Architecture & authority.
Altered photos v. altered reality (or, there is no 'objective view')
How to move a 100-year-old church (youtube)
Signs of life in TV
The legacy of Henry Hyde & the GOP
Oswald's Ghost
Blake's Bible: reimagining the face of faith
Is modern art a left-wing conspiracy?
'Compleat,' defined as 'Ron Silliman'
We used to build cathedrals. Now we build warehouses: Are libraries still possible?
Nostalgia loses for the Lost Gernation, decade
Germany's book market flooded with great dead males
Rudy 08 = the end of a pro-life party
Interview w/ Tiabbi, Rolling Stone political reporter, 1 and 2
Kissinger: foil for neo-cons?
Obama at the Apollo
Robertson: A prophetic highway and homosexuality (youtube)
Is Libertarianism a religion?
Why the world went hippie-dayglow in '68
Building a 'global intelligence paradigm'
Google, evil & govt.
What sci-fi says about truth and lies
Writers don't make up myths, they make them up again
Reaffirming American Liberalism
'Good morning and please listen to me: Denis Johnson is a true American artist'


"She had nothing in this world but her two hands and her crazy love for Jesus, who seemed, for his part, never to have heard of her."
        - Denis Johnson, Tree of Smoke