Feb
28

Scio’s Review II: Volo Vestri Censura.

It's time for round II.  This one is long…take your pick of issues and destroy me! 2.         When most people in America think of war, the image that comes to mind is the WWII archetype of the G.I., tanks, and planes, all opposed to a similar force.  Unfortunately, the last time this type of warfare… Continue reading »

Feb
27

QotD: First Celebrity Crush

Who was your first celebrity crush?Submitted by Glory. What?  You mean which celebrity did I find immensely attractive and get all with the fantasy and such? Hard to say.  I seem to remember being more attracted to the characters certain actresses portrayed rather than the women themselves.  As a younger man, I liked the scenes… Continue reading »

Feb
25

Sorry! Really.

Virginia Apologizes for Role in Slavery  Email this Story Feb 25, 6:38 AM (ET) By LARRY O'DELL (AP) Del. Frank Hargrove, R-Hanover, right, defends his remarks on slavery that were quoted in a… Full Image RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Meeting on the grounds of the former Confederate Capitol, the Virginia General Assembly voted unanimously Saturday… Continue reading »

Feb
25

Strange Predicament

Here is a question most probably never consider:  Have you ever been aware of the exact moment when a song has become completely associated with a negative experience in your life?  For me, my alcoholic house mate's sloppy, never ending rendition of AC/DC's "Back in Black" on his cheap electric guitar has placed that song… Continue reading »

Feb
24

Tired…Here.

Bc235.sl08Christos Anesti Byzantine Chant Lent started for Latin Rite Catholics on Wednesday.  For the Orthodox Church and Eastern Rite Catholics, it was Monday.  They are better at fasting than we Latins.  They also have way cool music.  Christos Anesti means "Christ is Risen."  They won't hear this until Easter, but you can hear it now.… Continue reading »

Feb
22

The Balls of This Guy…

…are made of gum.  And he isn't talking about candy, he's talking about immigration.  Legal immigration, not illegal.  But it's still interesting.  Amazing what you'll find on Google Videos while looking for free full length movies.  Movies like Akira. Read and post comments | Send to a friend Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend… Continue reading »

Feb
22

Genius

KFC turns to the pope for help promoting new fish product Not only is KFC now selling fish, but the fast-food giant wants Pope Benedict XVI to give his seal of approval to the company's new pollack filet in time for Lent. "People can enjoy the flavor of the new Fish Snacker any day of… Continue reading »

Feb
20

QotD: Happy President’s Day!

Ever run for office?  (School, club, organization, politics, etc.)  Did you get elected? Well, well.  A relevant qotd.  My political history begins during the 1996 election cycle, when I was in seventh grade.  In the spring of that year, my class held a mock election to see who would win: Clinton, Dole, or…Perot.  And as… Continue reading »

Feb
20

No…No.

Crime turning New Orleans into Big Uneasy Mon Feb 19, 2007 6:04 PM ET By Jeff Franks NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – New Orleans, the "Big Easy" city famous for its good times and relaxed attitude, has become the Big Uneasy in recent weeks as its murder count has soared and anger grown at local leaders… Continue reading »

Feb
19

Scio’s Review. Or, Review Scio.

Embarassing.  I was looking for blog ideas and thought that I might try this. We all know about college grade inflation.  I think I got a B or an A- on this paper.  You read it, and you tell me what you think.  Bear in mind that it was written right after the 2004 Presidential… Continue reading »

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