Daily Archives: August 19, 2002

Another Piece of Junk from The Laughing Librarian …

Another Piece of Junk from The Laughing Librarian — Library Humor

Book For Kid or Porno Vid?

In & Out, Up & Down

Spying on Miss Muller

Jenna’s Playhouse

The Pink Party

Mission to Uranus

That’s just a sampling. Hey, why can’t they be both? Actually one (not one of the ones I listed) is both. Guess which one.

(Via Librarian.net.)

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From neon to nature Branson, Mo., looking to attr…

From neon to nature

Branson, Mo., looking to attract younger tourists

Yeah, that’s going to happen… Well, “younger” is a relative term, and I expect the first generation of Branson tourists are all dead, or at least not getting around much anymore.

My father is in his sixties, and I can usually make him laugh, or at least smile, by suggesting he take his next vacation in Branson. It’s not something he would ever do. Of course, for Branson he’d be a young guy.

CSICOP Crop Circle Experiments CSICOP shows you…

CSICOP Crop Circle Experiments

CSICOP shows you how to make a crop circle, with a number of links to various articles of various amounts of credulity.

Sponsorships: General Information – Baseball-Refer…

Sponsorships: General Information – Baseball-Reference.com

A quick pitch for a wonderful site. Baseball-Reference is a free online baseball encyclopedia, with complete stats and a lot of great features, and Sean’s adding new stuff all the time. You can now sponsor a player or team page. (Here’s mine, a favorite player of my youth.) The bulk of players — scrubeenies — are $5 a year, with prices rising at $5 increments depending on page hits.

Young says McKinney campaign ‘fudged’ taped endors…

Young says McKinney campaign ‘fudged’ taped endorsement

Andrew Young told the McKinney and Majette campaigns that he was sitting out the election and wouldn’t endorse either. That didn’t stop McKinney from recycling an old tape and playing it to make people think she had Young’s endorsement. Imagine, Cynthia McKinney being dishonest!

A major player in the lives of 2 baseball cities …

A major player in the lives of 2 baseball cities

One of the designers of Camden Yards in Baltimore is turning her attention to Fenway Park. Nothing against the Baltimore park, but Camdenizing Fenway would be a mistake.

The Nando Times: Boom in Afghan opium poppy harves…

The Nando Times: Boom in Afghan opium poppy harvest

Good news for the post-Taliban economy. Party time!