Category: Beyond 12010

The First Amendment

I originally ran this post on 6/28/2009 but I think it bears reposting:   I’m getting a bit tweaked over the citing of the 1st Amendment and freedom speech when it comes to blogs or the medium. Here is the 1st amendment: Amendment I Congress...

Third Anniversary

Today marks the 3rd anniversary of my first post on this blog. As the 3rd anniversary gift is traditionally leather, I must leave you with this: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIL3fbGbU2o] Khan!!!!

Friday Shred

Here’s a remake of ‘Suspicious Minds’ featuring Florence Welch (Florence and the Machine) with Glasvegas.  Florence has an amazing voice IMHO. Enjoy: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iK_b_vZJusM&feature=related]  

800 Pound Blogs

A giant hat-tip to Charlie Kraebel for multiplying my blog hits (holy moley indeed!)  after linking to the post on Spring in Amsterdam. Just wanted to point out that the meme of ‘no one reads blogs’ or ‘no one reads the Venner Vox’ does not...

Word of the Day (Presidential Edition): Disenthrall

From Abraham Lincoln’s Annual Message to Congress — Concluding Remarks, 1862: The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise — with the occasion. As our case is new, so we...

Friday Shred

Figures I completely missed this band but here it is nonetheless (embed not working so you’ll end up at Comedy Central): http://media.mtvnservices.com/mgid:cms:item:comedycentral.com:374293