De clunibus magnis amandis oratio

I have translated into rough Latin an extensive fragment of a much longer popular song. While providing a literal interlinear translation back into English for the benefit of Latin-less readers, I have, regrettably, made no attempt at rhyme or meter; alert readers will also notice that by avoiding translating the entire song, I have not only allowed myself more time for other work, but I have also neatly skipped several…

Philosophy and The Onion

Now soliciting proposals for projected philosophical anthology on any aspect of The Onion, America’s leading satirical newspaper. Brief, informal proposals are welcome at this stage. Submit to Graham Harman at toolbeing@yahoo.com (deadline for initial proposals is October 31, 2003) –Philosophy and The Onion (APA) ARRGH! I have way too much to do… way, way too much to do. Back away from the keyboard, Dennis! Stop! Via Crooked Timber, which offers it…

PEZ museum pops up in Pennsylvania

Some 1,500 PEZ dispensers, all nestled in creative landscapes, fill the museum. | Disney PEZ sit in a 10-foot-high castle. Halloween-themed PEZ are displayed in a haunted house. And psychedelic PEZ are set beside a real Volkswagen Beetle that appears to be crashing through the wall. –PEZ museum pops up in Pennsylvania (CNN/AP)