Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Alternate Reality

Once again, North Dakota proves itself to be Bizarro America when it comes to the economy.

USA Today: Fargo, N.D., real estate market, home sales going strong

Monday, July 13, 2009

Satchel Paige

A new biography of Satchel Paige was recently published. The hall-of-famer played in Bismarck briefly in the '30s and helped lead the way for integrated baseball in the 1940s.

The author gives a long interview on NPR's "Fresh Air." Discussion of Bismarck is around the 15-minute point.

Thursday, July 09, 2009


Should we allow hunters to shoot elk in overpopulated Theodore Roosevelt National Park? The New York Times says no.

And, since the New York Times forms my every opinion, I say no, we should not allow hunters to shoot elk in the Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Monday, July 06, 2009

"Shaking Hands With a Dinosaur"

We need to find a way to make this dinosaur thing pay. Perhaps something involving Jeff Goldblum.

NPR: Fossil Hunters Uncover Rare Dinosaur Skin