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In the spirit of positivity - and fun, arbitrary list-making - I would like to present a list of "bests" and invite the same on any subject(s). Come, display your profound knowledge of...whatever......
by Troubadour
Comment Count 233 comments on Mon Jul 06, 2009 at 05:00 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
In fact, I've kind of been doing that since forever. Surprisingly the Secret Police have never contacted me about it or attempted to dissuade me from my activities, nor have the regular police. ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 176 comments on Tue Jun 25, 2013 at 12:52 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
For the past several years, I've spent odd hours wandering roads here and there around the world in Google Street View. It's strange, but you can really get a thin kind of travel experience from it -
by Troubadour
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 05:06 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Foolish people who coincidentally (heh) have religious beliefs often mistake atheism for nihilism, so I would like to liberate them from this misimpression: We can be full of reverence. Just not ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 61 comments on Thu Jan 24, 2013 at 12:11 AM PST with 16 Recommends
Perpetual GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump has finally responded to the recent animal rights furor over his ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Apr 01, 2011 at 04:50 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
As a follow-up to my earlier diary, Best. Diary. Ever. , I would now like to turn to the Dark Side of The ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 249 comments on Thu Aug 27, 2009 at 08:35 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Again, I've got too many tabs open with stories that I thought about turning into diaries that I think I won't have time to write. So here they are -- feel free to add your own. This [http://www....
by Seneca Doane
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Dec 09, 2011 at 01:40 AM PST with 8 Recommends
A lie has many beginnings, but only one end - the total loss of all energy invested in it, and the failure of systems (be they personalities or entire civilizations) whose fate has become dependent ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Nov 27, 2011 at 11:05 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Hollywood film director and producer McG has announced he will be directing a remake/reboot of the Academy Award-winning 1982 film Sophie's Choice . The decision by Universal to return to the ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Apr 01, 2013 at 01:12 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Just thought it would be useful to create a summary of problems currently faced by the USA.
by Troubadour
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jul 03, 2012 at 03:14 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
My own experience of 9/11/2001 hardly compares with anyone who was in New York City at the time, let alone someone in Lower Manhattan - I was right where I am today, on the other side of the country ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Sep 11, 2010 at 02:00 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
When Chinese tourists visit Manhattan, do they think "Wow, this place is totally empty"? I have zero interest in sports, but enjoy movies and documentaries about sports. WTF? To this day, I still ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 06:17 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Fun stuff. Goldman Sachs bankers are so afraid that we (the -proletariat- people) might figure out what they're doing to us and our country that they ...
by prodigal
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Dec 01, 2009 at 04:43 AM PST with 4 Recommends
[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] Since I don’t feel like writing an essay this morning after briefly discussing four items I’m going to ...
by paradox
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Oct 05, 2008 at 06:58 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Like, seriously. What is the most cosmically, viscerally disturbing image ever? Not "horrifying" and over-the-top, but not obvious, subtle stuff either. Just grotesquely disturbing down to your ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Aug 05, 2013 at 06:30 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I've hit upon a nice scheduling pattern for diary topics: A serious, highly-detailed, cerebrally intensive diary that attempts to make some substantive contribution to society...and then two diaries ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Sep 20, 2009 at 02:54 PM PDT with 1 Recommend