Tag - politics

We Announce Our Presidential Candidate

Okay, so we mentioned previously that we were taking the long view of a Presidential candidate. Allow me to explain. Others are going for realistic candidates. Some endorse fanciful candidates. We figure that the line between government and...

Yes, We Shall: The Unlikely Story That is...

Just for the record: Needcoffee does not specifically endorse this candidate for president. No matter how compelling his platform seems. We’re taking a somewhat longer view on things and will be announcing our plans shortly. Direct...

A Double Shot of Documentaries

Crazy Legs Conti: Zen and the Art of Competitive Eating. We all eat. But there are a few who eat at a different level. They eat for sport. They eat to win. Oysters, ribs, and the hot dog are consumed in mass quantities in only as few minutes...

Japanese reefs

Okinotorishima: Japan’s Reef Madness

I found it via BLDGBLOG, who points out that Japan obviously loves the idea, the U.S. thinks it's kinda keen, but China is not having it. Why? They explain: ...these artificial encrustations of living matter, planted for political reasons at...

Odds and Ends for 1-17-2006

Submitted for your approval, or at least your mild abuse–these three items: Heard on 85th and Broadway: Guy: “I really hate the concept of Starbucks, but they really have the best product.” Man, I love Overheard in New York...

The Emperor of Ocean Park – Audiobook...

Written by: Stephen L. Carter Narrated by: Peter Francis James Published by: Random House Audio The Garlands are members of the black upper class, a group that doesn’t seek the limelight and are just as protective of their status and...