Yearly Archives: 2009

A Quick Thought

So here I am, sitting at home, alone, thinking my thoughts, listening to Carole King’s Tapestry. Maybe I’m just a sucker for punishment.

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Gisteren was de grote dag dat de nieuwe Urker antievolutiefolder Wat biedt toekomst? Evolutie of schepping? verscheen. Voorlopig alleen online (online versie of pdf-mirror) want er is nog (geen) geld voor om ‘m huis aan huis te verspreiden, meldt het RefDag. * Om meteen maar met de deur in huis te vallen: inhoudelijk is het… Read more »

Quote of the Day

Evolution is almost universally accepted among those who understand it, almost universally rejected by those who don’t.Richard Dawkins How true that seems to be. Today it’s exactly one hundred and fifty years ago that the first edition of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species was released. So it should come as no surprise that a… Read more »

First Lines: Carrie

Of course, I have read Carrie before. Just not in English. So when I had to do some traveling by train where lugging around a big-ass hardcover isn’t entirely practical, I picked up the smallest, unread paperback from the shelf. (Only to return with over two kilos of books, including Stephen King’s latest, but that’s… Read more »

Dio Rocks

Ronnie James Dio is freaking awesome. He’s 67 and he can still sing. His work with Rainbow and Black Sabbath/Heaven and Hell is excellent, and what I’ve heard of his solo work is pretty kick-ass too. Tenacious D, arguably the greatest band in the world, worship at his altar. So when he announced an European… Read more »

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