Vanitas

Le savant? C’est moi!+

Aspiring elitist alert: forget about the one percent. If you think you qualify, or hope…

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Reached Bottom, Auguring In+

We looked in recently on Tony Ortega, late editor of the Village Voice, at his new assignment…

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Birthday Wishes+

I’m in a quandary. I just finished reading nemo’s post on the New York Times…

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Drums Along The Potomac+

The nation’s capital is gripped by an ongoing and heated controversy of dire…

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Talking Turkey+

Dear Mr. President: I know I was supposed to spend my Thanksgiving dinner explaining…

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Kanye Can Do+

The problem with places like Afghanistan, Egypt, Syria, Venezuela, Africa in general…

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All You Can’t Eat+

Run your eye down the menu above from a Seattle sandwich shop and a question or two may…

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Million Dollar Medals+

The possibility of minting a trillion-dollar coin to cover our debts has now publicly…

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A Pause That Refreshes+

In these days when the news from Africa seems all bad, here’s a heartwarming…

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Tits and Brass+

Enough is enough.  We will put up with a lot in this country, but as ignorant,  selfish,…

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Not her medal?+

This is Missy Franklin, the seventeen year old swimmer who became America’s…

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Welcome To The New Cannibal+

We have changed our page design considerably here at The Daily Cannibal, making it more…

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Focus…focus….+

Our friend Jodi Johnson sends us this, with the note: “They say his wife made it…

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Genius Is Pain+

A long time ago there were giants who walked the earth.  This comes from two of them —…

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Obamandias?+

In today’s Daily News, Mike Lupica suggests that the best strategy for Mitt Romney…

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