Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Desiderata

Here is The Desiderata if you have never read it. Go placidly amidst the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak … Continue reading

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Five years without WFB, Jr.

Today marks the fifth anniversary of the passing of one of my personal heroes (and the founder of modern conservatism), William F. Buckley, Jr. Feel free to join me in a moment of silence. Bill Buckley, where have you gone? … Continue reading

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Don’t Look Back in Anger (Belushi, Saturday Night Live)

I’ll outlive you all. Why? Because I’m a dancer. Yes, I am quite aware of the irony, but I don’t care. One of the best SNL skits ever.

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‘Til things are brighter…

…I’m the Man in Black.

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The Conservatrarian Election Process

The Conservatrarian Election Cycle Process -Last election is over. Pissed off. When will they ever understand? What the hell is wrong with them? Refuse to speak to liberal friends. Sulk. Read lots of P.J. O’Rourke. -Can’t win ‘em all. Rebuild … Continue reading

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Words, words, words.

Hamlet, Act 2, Scene 2, Soliloquy (Brannagh, 1996)

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Argument Clinic

Ah. Just woke up. I think perhaps I may go to the Argument Clinic with Corey Hollister…

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Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll

Psst…Joe G. here…Kip’s not paying attention, so I’m sneaking this one in…every bit of clothing ought to make you pretty; you can cut the clothing, grey is such a pity; I should wear the clothing of Mr. Walter Mitty — … Continue reading

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I need a tennis ball

Okay, so my mom had her consultation regarding the tumor on her kidney today. They’re doing the biopsy in ten days or so. This is, what, at least the 8th or 9th cancer scare now? I’m throwing up “Tennis Ball” … Continue reading

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Aw kid, you’re a STAR!

…and..ALL…THAT…JAZZ! –Joe Gideon All That Jazz Chicago at

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